HAMP-44239B: Iron Age coin: unit of the Belgae

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Unique ID: HAMP-44239B

Object type certainty: Certain
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An uninscribed Iron Age silver unit of the Belgae. "Danebury Spear" type, as ABC 869. Boar left, spearhead in front / Horse galloping left, flowing mane, sun above. The obverse is worn and the pellet crescents above the boar are not distinguishable. 

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 65 BC
Date to: Circa 40 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1 g
Diameter: 10 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 18th June 2022

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: MWS

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: British Not defined (early uninscribed)
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 869
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
Parish or ward: Warnford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6322
Four figure Latitude: 50.99395716
Four figure longitude: -1.10368457
1:25K map: SU6322
1:10K map: SU62SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: About one month ago
Updated: 13 days ago

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