HAMP-2384C6: Iron Age coin : Coin of West Central Gaul, attributed to Bituriges and/or Lemovices

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Unique ID: HAMP-2384C6

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An Iron Age copper alloy coin of West Central Gaul, attributed to the Bituriges and/or Lemovices and dating to the late second or early first century BC. It measures 15.20mm in diameter, 6.51mm in thickness and weighs 6.61g.

Reference: Delestree and Tache, Nouvel Atlas, volume III (2007), DT 3413.

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 150 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6.51 mm
Weight: 6.61 g
Diameter: 15.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013 - Tuesday 30th April 2013

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Winchester Museums Entry Form 3616

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Other
Tribe: Bituriges
Geographic provenance: Continental Gaulish (West Central)
Obverse description: Bust right
Reverse description: Horse right with possible double tail; above an ostrich-like creature with long neck and four tails.
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Aldermaston

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: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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