DOR-39B6A2: Late Iron Age coin: stater of the British Iron Age

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-39B6A2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Iron Age silver stater of the British Iron Age dating to c. 60 BC to 20 AD. A South Western uninscribed (Durotrigian) type. A stylised wreath on the obverse and a stylised horse on the reverse. 
Reference: ABC Rudd's 'Cranborne Chase' type No. 2157
Diameter: 18.88 mm
Weight: 5.45 g
Die Axis: 4

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa AD 20

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.45 g
Diameter: 18.88 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 018867

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
British Museum Catalogue type: 2525 - 2546x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1235.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2157
Obverse description: Stylised wreath
Obverse inscription: N/A
Reverse description: Stylised horse, parallel lines for tail
Reverse inscription: N/A
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tarrant Rushton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9406
Four figure Latitude: 50.85348334
Four figure longitude: -2.08660549
1:25K map: ST9406
1:10K map: ST90NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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