CPAT-5A8CC2: Iron Age Coin: Stater of Dobunni

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Unique ID: CPAT-5A8CC2

Object type certainty: Certain
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An inscribed stater of the Dobunni. EISV type with bronze core. Fragment missing between the 3 and 6 o'clock positions and several areas of the surface missing.


Item recorded from photo and form provided by club, the Wrexham Heritage Society.

Reference is from 2009 edition of Spink, pp35, no.381.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th August 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jeff Spencer
Identified by: Mr Allan Hughes

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: EISV
Tribe: Dobunni
Geographic provenance: British Western
Obverse description: Dobunnic emblem
Reverse description: EISV over horse facing right, wheel below
Reverse inscription: EISV
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Leinthall Starkes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO4269
Four figure Latitude: 52.316026
Four figure longitude: -2.852268
1:25K map: SO4269
1:10K map: SO46NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CPAT
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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