ESS-4789C3: ESS-4789C3 Iron Age coin: quarter stater of Cunobelin

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Unique ID: ESS-4789C3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

British Iron Age Eastern gold quarter stater of Cunobelin, c. AD 10-40. Linear type, ABC (Cottam et al 2010) 2810 = VA (Van Arsdell 1989) 1927 = BMC (Hobbs 1996) 1837 ff. This coin is registered as CCI 11.1076.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.37 g
Diameter: 11.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 19th August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Laura McLean
Identified by: Laura McLean

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OEF 6288

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Celtic Coin Index Number: 11.1076
Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Cunobelin
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1837x
Allen Type: CUNO
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1927.
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2810
Obverse description: Ear of Corn
Obverse inscription: CA/M[V]
Reverse description: Horse, right, above leaf
Reverse inscription: CVN
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 2810
  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 1927
  • Hobbs (BM) : 1837-42

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
Parish or ward: White Roothing (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5713
Four figure Latitude: 51.793621
Four figure longitude: 0.275161
1:25K map: TL5713
1:10K map: TL51SE
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

No references cited so far.

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