LEIC-3579E7: 3579E7 Iron Age copper alloy coin

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Unique ID: LEIC-3579E7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Iron Age silver North Eastern Boar/horse unit, 15mm in diameter. One edge is badly damaged (Hobbs 3224/VA877).


Pre P.A.S. Identification

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: 50 BC
Date to: 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 31st December 1993

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: FLE12564
Other reference: M 12906.1993

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: uncertain
Secondary ruler/issuer:
Geographic provenance: British North Eastern
Obverse description: right facing horse with pellet above.
Reverse description: obscured by corrosion
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Thurcaston and Cropston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5610
Four figure Latitude: 52.684807
Four figure longitude: -1.173027
1:25K map: SK5610
1:10K map: SK51SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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