SOM-654CD3: Iron Age Coin: Bronze Unit of Cunobelin

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Unique ID: SOM-654CD3

Object type certainty: Certain
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British Iron Age copper alloy unit of Cunobelin (Eastern/Trinovantes), c. AD 10-40. C. f. Hobbs no. 1975 (1996, p. 135, plate 63).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.11 g
Diameter: 14.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 18th October 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Naomi Payne
Identified by: Dr Naomi Payne

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Entry 020060

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Cunobelin
Secondary ruler/issuer:
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Obverse description: Head left
Obverse inscription: CVNO-[BELIN]
Reverse description: Metalworker seated right
Reverse inscription: [T]ASCIO
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Hobbs (BM) : p. 135, no. 1975

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
District: Milton Keynes (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Haversham Cum Little Linford

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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