CAM-EDD762: Early-Medieval Coin

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Unique ID: CAM-EDD762

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Continental silver unit attributed to the Bituriges and Lemovice dating to the period 70 to 50 BC. Delestre and Tache Vol III, p. 122, Pl 20, Series 1091, Class 3, no. 3435.

Die axis is 3 o'clock, weight is 1.39g, diameter is 14.08mm, thickness is 1.70mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa 70 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.39 g
Diameter: 14.08 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Bituriges
Geographic provenance: Continental Gaulish (West Central)
Obverse description: Head left
Reverse description: Horse left
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
To be known as: Thurlby Area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 9 years ago

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