LEIC-072D03: 072D03 boar/horse unit

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Unique ID: LEIC-072D03

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

british Iron Age silver unit, North eastern Boar/horse type (Sim to VA875/BM3215).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: 60 BC
Date to: AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Secondary ruler/issuer:
Geographic provenance: British North Eastern
Obverse description: right facing boar with spiked bristles, small rings near face, above head and between legs
Obverse inscription: none
Reverse description: Right facing horse with stick legs, pellet in ring between legs and large pellet ring above head.
Reverse inscription: none
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5308
Four figure Latitude: 52.66713
Four figure longitude: -1.217723
1:25K map: SK5308
1:10K map: SK50NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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