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LIN-1D3EF2: Copper alloy Iron Age unit

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Unique ID: LIN-1D3EF2

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Core of a British Iron Age uninscribed 'British JB' (Norfolk Wolf type) stater.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 15 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 3.93 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2006

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Obverse description: Possibly horse
Reverse description: Boar with pelleted knees and spikey back left. Pellet in ring of pellets below boar along with three more pellets, two small pellets between hind leg and tail, two pellets and two crescents above boar.
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Sleaford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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