LANCUM-3A9A22: Iron Age coin: Gallo-Belgic 'boat tree' type

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COIN

Unique ID: LANCUM-3A9A22

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A gold Iron Age uninscribed quarter stater, Gallo-Belgic import of the Morini, c.80-60 BC, Boat Tree type. Obverse: A boat with two occupants? Reverse: A tree-like object. As ABC 40, although cf.530 suggested as an insular variety.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Exactly 80 BC
Date to: Circa 60 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 9 mm
Width: 8 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.57 g
Diameter: 9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th July 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Tribe: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: Continental Gallo-Belgic
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 40
Obverse description: Boat with two occupants?
Reverse description: Tree like object
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Over

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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