SWYOR-0EC677: Iron age coin; gold stater

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Unique ID: SWYOR-0EC677

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An Iron Age coin; reduced weight gold stater of the Corieltauvi, Corieltauvian type B, c. 55-45 BC. It is 18.9mm in diameter and 3.2mm thick. It weighs 6.2gm. Reference: Van Arsdell No. 804-1.


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 55 BC
Date to: Circa 45 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.2 mm
Weight: 6.2 g
Diameter: 18.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 27th August 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes
Secondary identifier: Mr Jack Coulthard

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer:
Geographic provenance: British North Eastern
Obverse description: An abstract head of Apollo, facing right, a spike with two crescents, round curls, and a wreath with rectangular leaves pointing inwards.
Obverse inscription: No obverse inscription
Reverse description: A disjointed horse, facing left, with a pellet below. The horse’s neck is made up of two curves. There is a ‘coffee bean’ in front of and behind the horse. There is a curved exergual line with a zig-zag motif below.
Reverse inscription: No reverse legend.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: North Nottinghamshire

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

References cited

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Updated: 6 years ago

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