SF-251A54: Iron Age coin

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Unique ID: SF-251A54

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Iron Age unit, Pattern/Horse type of Anted, c. AD 20-50. The coin has a dished profile. ABC 1645 = BMC 3856-3959. Diameter: 13.67mm Weight: 0.99g


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Subsequent actions

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

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2012T350


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.99 g
Diameter: 13.67 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Justine Biddle
Identified by: Miss Justine Biddle

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2012T350

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
Obverse description: 2 opposed cresents and 2 pellets in hexagon crossed by 5 alternating plain/pellet lines
Reverse description: Horse right, 3 pellets on shoulder, above ring pellet, below head backwards S
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

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: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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