SF-D98448: Iron Age gold Trinovantian stater of Dubnovellaunos

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-D98448

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

A gold Iron Age Trinovantian stater of Dubnovellaunos, c.30 BC-14 AD. As Hobbs nos. 2425-2436, similar to no. 2426; VA1650-5. The coin is struck from a pinkish coloured gold and has broad grooves or ridges on the obverse face.

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 30 BC
Date to: Circa AD 14

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.56 g
Diameter: 17.84 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st July 2012

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: DLL 015

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Dubnovellaunos
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 0x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1650.
Obverse description: Two opposed crescents with linear wreath, on either side a pellet-in-ring
Reverse description: Horse left, pellet-in-ring above, pellet below head, leaf below horse
Reverse inscription: []NOVAIIAV[]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Near Wickham Market

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
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

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 6 years ago

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