SF-43C5D4: Iron Age Gold Quarter Stater.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-43C5D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold Iron Age uninscribed East Anglian quarter stater of Irstead type, c.40-10 BC. Similar to Hobbs nos. 3437-3438, VA 628.

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 40 BC
Date to: Circa 10 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.02 g
Diameter: 11.28 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st September 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: 3437x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 628.0
Obverse description: Rectangular box with diagonal cross hatching at top and bottom and a row of pellets at centre, opposing hatched crescents extending from top and bottom. To left and right uncertain leaf(?) shaped motifs, pellets above
Reverse description: Horse right, pellet for eye. Above crescent, ring-and-dot and triplets, below ring-and-dot.
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Leiston

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

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Updated: 8 years ago

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