SF-3297B4: Iron Age unit, Trinovantes, possibly Tasciovanus

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-3297B4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A worn copper-alloy Iron Age unit, possibly a Trinovantian unit of Tasciovanus, c.50 BC-10 AD. Similar to Hobbs nos. 1724-1727.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 12.49 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st August 2011

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Tasciovanus
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1724x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1750
Obverse description: Head right within pelleted border
Reverse description: Quadruped right, hind quarters raised, transverse lines above the back of the animal suggestive of an arm and/or leg of a rider
Die axis measurement: 6 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: Forest Heath (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

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: SF
Created: Friday 16th March 2012
Updated: Thursday 22nd March 2012

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