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Unique ID: HAMP-EC6C48

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Two Iron Age early uninscribed gold ‘staters'. likely to have been produced during the mid first century BC. The coins are of a recorded type known as a ‘Cheriton’ stater. Coin a is 6 grams, 20mm in length and 17.75mm in width. Coin b is 6 grams, 19.5mm in length and 16.5 in width.


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Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Hampshire Museums Service
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Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2006 T82


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 12 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 3rd February 2006 - Thursday 9th February 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Dr Ian Leins

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2006 T82
Treasure case number: 2006 T82

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: British Not defined (early uninscribed)
Obverse description: Line h crossed by leaf l & triplets m, before 3 cresents a & k, below misc. w
Obverse inscription: uninscribed
Reverse description: horse l, ex. line k, above c.14 pellets (c.8 joined), above tail wheel a, below misc. a, below head or between head and neck cresent c.
Reverse inscription: uninscribed

Coin references

  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 1210
  • Hobbs (BM) : 88

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Fareham (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5205
Four figure Latitude: 50.842197
Four figure longitude: -1.262827
1:25K map: SU5205
1:10K map: SU50NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Hampshire Museums Service

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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