HAMP-97F190: Iron Age coin: Quarter stater of Uninscribed British 'O' type

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-97F190

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold Early Uninscribed 'O' - 'Geometric' type Iron Age quarter stater dating to the mid 1st-century BC (c. 50 - c. 45 BC; Hobbs 410ff.; Van Arsdell 143)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa 45 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.5 mm
Width: 12 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st February 2004 - Sunday 29th February 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Richard Henry
Identified by: Mr Richard Henry

Other reference numbers

Other reference: E3180

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: British Not defined (early uninscribed)
British Museum Catalogue type: 410x
Allen Type: BRI O
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 143.0
Obverse description: Miscellaneous x, to right three pellets, below crescent l, to left four pellets
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Miscellaneous nine crossed by plain line, above right pellet, curved line and two pellets, below right miscellaneous four, below left two curved lines, above left two opposed crescents y
Reverse inscription: None
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Winchester (District)
To be known as: Bishops Waltham CP

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HAMP
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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