NARC1166: silver unit - contemporary forgery

Image use policy

Our images can be used under a CC BY attribution licence (unless stated otherwise).

COIN

Unique ID: NARC1166

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

British Iron Age uninscribed silver unit, Western (Dobunnic) type. "Dobunnic IJ" series, perhaps c. AD 20-50?

ABC (Rudd et al.) 2036 = VA (Van Arsdell) 1135 = BMC 3003.

Notes:

Note both images (obverse and reverse) are upside down (Ian Leins, 01/03/2011)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 20 BC
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 50
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 0.92 g
Diameter: 12.36 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st December 2000 - Thursday 1st March 2001

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver

Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Dobunni
Geographic provenance: British South East
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1135.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2036
Obverse description: Abstract head facing right
Reverse description: Horse facing right, ring and crescent decoration above and "flower" below

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: BUCKINGHAMSHIRE HAVERSHAM CUM LITTLE LINFORD

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

Similar objects

Find number: NARC-C6A972
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
British Iron Age Western uninscribed silver unit, c. 40-10 BC. Attributed to the Dobunni. Western/Dobunnic Type B, ABC (Cottam et al 2010) 20…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: SF-DA6F27
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
Iron Age East Anglian silver unit (attributed to the Iceni), c. AD 20-50. ECEN series: ABC (Cottam et al 2010) 1657 = VA (Van Arsdell 1989) 7…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NARC-7AC405
Object type: COIN
Broadperiod: IRON AGE
Incomplete uninscribed Eastern silver unit (associated with Cautuvellauni/Trinovantes), c. 50-20 BC. Obverse: bust left (head a) Reverse:…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Report a mistake

1 comment

  • Mark Schollar wrote @ 10:11:36 on the 28th December 2010.

    I don't understand if this is an uninscribed unit, why it has the attribution of Anted on the record?

    It looks like an uninscribed Dubonni AR unit (Mack no 383).

Comment on this artefact's record

Your comment will be checked before being posted. We also check for spam using akismet.

Enter your comments:

* This will not be displayed to the public.

* Not compulsory

The following HTML tags can be used - a,p,ul,li,em,strong,br,img,a - and paragraphs will be automatically created

Audit data

Recording Institution: PAS
Created: Tuesday 10th April 2001
Updated: Tuesday 1st March 2011 by Ian Leins

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf representations.