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

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COIN

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.

Notes:

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

Chronology

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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