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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-C2A327

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age silver half unit of the Dubonni/East Wiltshire Group (Western), dating to c. 50-35 BC. 'Bagendon Beasts' type. ABC 2140.

Obverse: two opposed animals, lyre-shapes around.

Reverse: A double-tailed annulate horse l., pelleted tails, two small rings and cogwheel sun in ring above, various small rings and pellets around.

Notes:

This artefact was recorded by images supplied by the finder

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa 35 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 10 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st July 2021 - Wednesday 1st September 2021

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Half unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Dobunni
Geographic provenance: British Western
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2140
Obverse description: two opposed animals, lyre-shapes around.
Reverse description: A double-tailed annulate horse l., pelleted tails, two small rings and cogwheel sun in ring above, various small rings and pellets around.
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wilsford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0956
Four figure Latitude: 51.30305211
Four figure longitude: -1.8722852
1:25K map: SU0956
1:10K map: SU05NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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