OXON-5291C8: Iron Age coin: bronze unit of the Catuvellauni tribe

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-5291C8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy, Iron Age bronze unit of the Catuvellauni tribe, showing the ruler Rues (c. AD 1-10), dating to the period c.1-10 AD. Rues Bearded type, see ABC 2754. Obverse bearded head, right. Reverse: Horse and rider, right, horseman holding a weapon.

Similar examples include ASHM-BFFCDE, BERK-A22111 and BERK-AD7275

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Exactly AD 1
Date to: Exactly AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.55 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 8th April 2020 - Friday 8th April 2022

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: OMS 2361

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
British Museum Catalogue type: BMC 1698-1701x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2754
Obverse description: Rues bearded head, right
Reverse description: Warrior riding right holding sword
Status: Regular

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: North Leigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3915
Four figure Latitude: 51.83225803
Four figure longitude: -1.43543718
1:25K map: SP3915
1:10K map: SP31NE
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: OXON
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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