IOW-DA10F4: Iron Age Coin: Inscribed silver 'CRAB' Stater

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-DA10F4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

British Iron Age South-Western (Durotriges) silver unit inscribed 'CRAB'; c. AD 10-40. ABC 1385; VA1285; BMC2788.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: AD 10
Date to: AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.89 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st April 2007

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2007-23-19

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: CRAB
Secondary ruler/issuer:
Geographic provenance: British South Western
Obverse description: A three-stranded cross of pellets radiating from a large pellet and ring at the centre. A letter of CRAB in each quadrant
Obverse inscription: C/R/A/B
Reverse description: An eagle with head turned to right
Reverse inscription: None
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine

Coin references

  • Hobbs (BM) : 2788
  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 1285

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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