NMS-5B889F: Iron age coin: Face/horse Iceni silver half unit

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COIN

Unique ID: NMS-5B889F

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Incomplete silver Iron Age Iceni face-horse silver half unit. The flan is slightly dished (horse reverse is concave) Bury B, Norfolk diadem head type with right facing horse on reverse. Extant weight 1.11g with an estimated 5% of the flan missing. Circa 50-20 BC.

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14 mm
Width: 12.5 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 1.11 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 9th January 2022 - Sunday 9th January 2022

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 33221
Other reference: GCENF145467

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Half unit (silver)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Obverse description: Diademed bust right
Reverse description: Horse right
Die axis measurement: 6 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: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Litcham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8817
Four figure Latitude: 52.71798245
Four figure longitude: 0.78202405
1:25K map: TF8817
1:10K map: TF81NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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