SF-5B4BB3: Iron Age Coin: Unit

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Unique ID: SF-5B4BB3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Iron Age unit of the Iceni, pattern/horse type, ANTED series, c.10BC-43 AD. Dish-shaped coin. As Hobbs nos. 3856-3989; VA711var.


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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2011T658


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 10 BC
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.09 g
Diameter: 13.07 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd October 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2011T658

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ANTED (Iceni)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: 3856x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 711.0
Obverse description: Two opposed crescents, two pellets between crescents, crosed by alternating plain and pelleted lines
Reverse description: Horse to right, pellet-ring above, S-shaped motif below head, below triangle of pellets and line of three pellets, below tail two pellets.
Reverse inscription: ANTED (ligated)
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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