WMID-8EF216: Iron Age Coin: Unit of the Dobunni

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Unique ID: WMID-8EF216

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver late Iron Age unit of the Dobunni, a western silver type of 'ANTED'. Similar to Hobbs (1996) numbers 3032-3038. Obverse, a stylised head facing right. Reverse, a stylised horse facing left, AN below. The coin dates to the late first century BC to early first century AD. It is quite worn.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 25 BC
Date to: Circa AD 25

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 0.8 g
Diameter: 13.03 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Wednesday 20th October 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Tom Brindle
Identified by: Dr Tom Brindle

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ANTED (Dobunni)
Tribe: Dobunni
Geographic provenance: British Western
British Museum Catalogue type: 3032x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1082.
Obverse description: Stylised bust facing right
Reverse description: Stylised horse facing left
Reverse inscription: ANTED
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Rugby (District)
Parish or ward: Leamington Hastings (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4566
Four figure Latitude: 52.29029874
Four figure longitude: -1.34166722
1:25K map: SP4566
1:10K map: SP46NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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