PUBLIC-D03BE7: Ironage quarter stater obv

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-D03BE7

Object type certainty: Certain
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An iron-age gold quarter stater uninscribed but of a type attributed to Dubnovellaunos c.20-5 BC (VA 163) (ABC309) Horse right with pentagram below. Star behind and a pellet in a cirle above. Two pellets, one either side of neck Banding on reverse.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 20 BC
Date to: Circa 5 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 11.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 7th May 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Tony Bishenden
Identified by: Mr Tony Bishenden

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Dubnovellaunos
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 163.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 309
Obverse description: Horse right with pentagram below
Obverse inscription: uninscribed
Reverse description: Banding on reverse
Reverse inscription: uninscribed
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Probably

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
To be known as: Sandwich

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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