DOR-DFF43C: Iron Age coin: Stater of the British Iron Age, SW Uninscribed (Durotrigian)

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-DFF43C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A late Iron Age base silver stater of the British Iron Age dating to c. 20 BC to AD 40. South Western uninscribed (Durotrigian) type. A stylised wreath on the obverse and a stylised horse on the reverse. The flan is split and irregular in shape.
Date: Late Iron Age
Diameter: 22.64 mm
Weight: 3.11 g
Die axis: 9

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 20 BC
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.11 g
Diameter: 22.64 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 019530

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base 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
Obverse description: Stylised wreath
Obverse inscription: N/A
Reverse description: Stylised horse
Reverse inscription: N/A
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Sydling St. Nicholas (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY6399
Four figure Latitude: 50.7893798
Four figure longitude: -2.52627387
1:25K map: SY6399
1:10K map: SY69SW
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: DOR
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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