SF-5430B4: Iron Age Plated Silver Unit

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Unique ID: SF-5430B4

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A copper alloy Iron Age unit of Tasciovanus, a 'Tasciovanus Grazing Horse' type, dating to c.20 BC-10 AD. As Van Arsdell no. 1717


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 20 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 13.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Dr Ian Leins

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Tasciovanus
Secondary ruler/issuer:
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Mint or issue place: Verulamium |
Obverse description: Letters VE[R] in a rectangle, ring and dot motif above and below
Reverse description: Grazing horse right, ring and dot or crescents above, possible uncertain lettering beneath the animal.
Die axis measurement: 8 o'clock

Coin references

  • Van Arsdell (VA) : no. 1717

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Worlington

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: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: Wednesday 25th February 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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