NLM-1C1A42: Late Iron Age Coin: Silver half unit of the Corieltauvi

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COIN

Unique ID: NLM-1C1A42

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Silver

Coin. Silver Half Unit of the Corieltauvi, possibly issue inscribed VEP; if so, to be dated AD 15-40, ABC phase 8, Haselgrove period 3 phase 8, AD 10-40. Either very heavily worn or underweight; a close parallel was not noted in the ABC or Van Arsdell publications.

Obverse description: Indistinct traces of a design.

Reverse description: Celticised horse left with an arc above horse's back. At first sight the arc is pelleted, but it may have only two or three pellets, the others being part of the letters VEP. There is another arc in front of and above the head. Indistinct featyures close to the neck may be part of the horse.

Reverse inscription: probably VEP

Diameter: 11mm, Weight: 0.38gms.

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: Circa AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 11 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM22597

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Minim (silver)
Ruler/issuer: VEP CORF
Tribe: Corieltavi
Geographic provenance: British North Eastern
Obverse description: Indistinct traces of an uncertain design
Reverse description: Celticised horse left with an arc above horse’s back. At first sight the arc is pelleted, but it may have only two or three pellets, the others being part of the letters VEP. There is another arc in front of and above the head. Indistinct features close to the neck may be part of the horse.
Reverse inscription: VEP
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9214
Four figure Latitude: 53.614479
Four figure longitude: -0.610774
1:25K map: SE9214
1:10K map: SE91SW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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