KENT-EEC8F1: Kent-EEC8F1. Iron Age coin quarter stater of Cunobeline. Obverse view.

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Unique ID: KENT-EEC8F1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

British Iron Age Gold quarter stater of Trinovantes / Eastern Region, struck for Cunobeline, c. AD 10-40. Length 10.2mm, Width 9.5mm, Thickness 2.2mm, Diameter 10.2mm, Weight 1.24g. Relatively red coloured, high copper content gold alloy Cunobeline wild type. Obverse: Corn ear dividing CAM [V], no central stalk only three lines of corn ear CAM[V] with pellet between 'C' and 'A'. Reverse: Celticized horse right with branch above. Possible pellet below or 'C' Camulodunum. [CVN]. Mint Mark:CAM[V]. Mint name:Colchester, Die axis 90 deg.(3 o'clock). The coin shows some wear but no corrosion. Ref. Coins of England and the UK, Spink 2003, Page 30 No. 293, Celtic Coinage of Britain, R.D. Van Arsdell, Spink 1989, Page 401 No. 1935-1, British Iron Age Coins in the British Museum, Richard Hobbs, Trustees of the British Museum 1996, Page 127 No. 1843-1844.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.2 mm
Width: 9.5 mm
Thickness: 2.2 mm
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 10.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th September 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Geoff Burr
Identified by: Mr Geoff Burr
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Cunobelin
Secondary ruler/issuer:
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Mint or issue place: Colchester |
Obverse description: Corn ear dividing CAM[V], no central stalk only three lines of corn ear
Obverse inscription: CAM[V] with a pellet between 'C' and 'A'
Reverse description: Celticized horse right with branch above. Possible pellet below or 'C' Camulodunum
Reverse inscription: [CVN]
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Lingfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4145
Four figure Latitude: 51.186843
Four figure longitude: 0.01618
1:25K map: TQ4145
1:10K map: TQ44NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Hobbs, R. 1996 British Iron Age Coins in the British Museum London British Museum Press 127 1843 & 1844
Spink and Son Ltd 2003 Coins of England and the United Kingdom London Spink and Son Ltd 30 293
van Arsdell, R.D. 1989 Celtic Coinage of Britain London Spink and Son Ltd 401 1935-1

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Audit data

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Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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