ESS-355648: ESS-355648: Iron Age coin: 'Trinovantian L' gold stater of Dubnovellaunos

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Unique ID: ESS-355648

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

British Iron Age Eastern gold stater of Dubnovellaunos, c. 30-20 BC. ABC (Cottam et al 2010) 2392 = VA (Van Arsdell 1989) 1650 = BMC (Hobbs 1996) 2425-40. This coin is registered as CCI 11.1074.

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Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 30 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.41 g
Diameter: 18.45 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 5th November 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Celtic Coin Index Number: 11.1074
Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Dubnovellaunos
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 2425x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1650
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2392
Obverse description: Crescent and wreath
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Horse, left. Branch below
Reverse inscription: [DVBNOVE]LLANV
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 2392
  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 1650
  • Hobbs (BM) : 2425 ff.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
To be known as: Tendring District

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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