SF-BD4191: Iron Age Iceni Unit, Bury Early Face Horse A

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-BD4191

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Iron Age unit of the Iceni, Early Face/Horse series Bury type A, c.50-15 BC. The coin is dished and slightly oval in shape. It belongs to Talbot's die group 2 with obverse die C and reverse die 4 (Talbot, 2006: pp. 218-219). As Hobbs no. 3524-3527, VA 80-1.

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa 15 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 14.17 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st April 2010

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: 3524-27x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 80.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1495
Obverse description: Diademed head left with two headed serpent forming reversed s-shape in front, hair in ringlets.
Reverse description: Realistic horse left, mane formed of small s-shaped motifs, pellet and ring below the horse, large pellet and ring with central pellet above, additional small ring just above the back.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 80-1
  • Hobbs (BM) : 3524-3527

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Banham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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Updated: 8 years ago

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