HESH-DB3B8D: HESH-DB3B8D-gold Iron Age stater

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-DB3B8D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An inscribed gold Iron Age stater of the Western Region (Dobunn), struck for EISV, dating to the period AD 20-43, 'EISV Tree' type. Struck on an oval flan

Obverse: Tree symbol with pellet at base.

Reverse: Triple-tailed horse right, wheel below, EISV above.

Reference: ABC , p. 106, no. 2078; BMC (Hobbs) nos. 3039-3042, especially no. 3042.

Weight: 5.28gms  Length: 18.92mm  Width: 17.52mm

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 AD 20
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.92 mm
Width: 17.52 mm
Weight: 5.28 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th October 2021

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: EISV
Tribe: Dobunni
Geographic provenance: British Western
British Museum Catalogue type: 3042xx
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2078
Obverse description: Tree symbol with pellet at base.
Reverse description: Triple tailed horse advancing right, EISV above horse with three pellets between inscription and horse. Wheel, small star below.
Reverse inscription: EISV
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bicton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Recording Institution: HESH
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Updated: 7 months ago

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