HAMP-E42963: Iron age coin: Uninscribed Q type Stater

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Unique ID: HAMP-E42963

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age gold stater of the early uninscribed 'QA' / 'Remi' type (mid 1st century BC). These coins were copied from the Gallo-Belgic 'F' type and have a central-southern distribution which includes Hampshire. This coin survives in good condition.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa 40 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 5.3 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 6th June 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry
Secondary identifier: Mr Robert Webley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E1742

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Obverse description: Line 'l' crossed by leaf 'k' and triplets 'm', below three crescents 'a' with lower two joined, below right pellet-ring variant 'c', below left misc. 23 and misc. 'w'
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Horse facing right, ex. line 't', above misc. 'i', above head two ?pellets, before three ?pellets, below wheel 'e', above triple-stranded tail pellet-triangle, pellet border
Reverse inscription: None
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5111
Four figure Latitude: 50.896236
Four figure longitude: -1.276194
1:25K map: SU5111
1:10K map: SU51SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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