SF-63D746: Iron Age coin: Pattern/Horse type unit of Anted

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Unique ID: SF-63D746

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Iron Age unit, Iceni Pattern/Horse type of Anted, c.1-43 AD. The coin has a dished profile with wear and corrosion to both faces face. As VA 710-711.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 1.08 g
Diameter: 13.27 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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: SEY 017

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: Two opposed crescents back to back, two pellets between the crescents within an hexagonal border, crossed by 5 alternating lines of pellets and plain lines
Reverse description: A horse right, above a pellet-ring with trefoil of pellets behind. Two pellets below tail, triangle of pellets below body
Reverse inscription: Illegible
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
To be known as: Homersfield

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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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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