SF-23901E: Iron Age coin: stater of the East Anglian region

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-23901E

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age copper-alloy stater of the East Anglian region/Iceni, dating to 65-45 BC. Norfolk wolf type. Obverse: wreath, cloak and crescents. Reverse: wolf left, pellet below, two pellets above, wheel to right. ABC p. 78, no. 1396; VA 610-2; BMC 217.

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 65 BC
Date to: Circa 45 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.6 mm
Weight: 3.6 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2021 - Thursday 12th August 2021

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (copper alloy)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: 217x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 610.02
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1396
Obverse description: wreath, cloak and crescents
Reverse description: Wolf left, pellet below, two pellet above, wheel to right
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Bawdsey

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Updated: 5 months ago

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