SF-DB1BA1: Iron Age coin: Stater of the Trinovantes, Early Uninscribed L, Late Whaddon Chase type

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Unique ID: SF-DB1BA1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold Iron Age Trinovantian stater, British Early Uninscribed L ('Late Whaddon Chase') type, c.50-1 BC. As VA 1502.1; Hobbs 346.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa 1 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.73 g
Diameter: 15.87 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2012

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 346x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1502.01
Obverse description: Obliterated die with traces of angular motif to one side (wreath?)
Reverse description: Horse facing right, double tail, star with open centre in front, pellet in ring(?) below. Curved pelleted motif with small pellet in ring above, pellet in ring(?) above tail.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Brettenham

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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Updated: 6 years ago

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