SF-857B83: Coin: Iron Age unit Iceni/ANTED

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Unique ID: SF-857B83

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Iron Age unit of the Iceni, Pattern/Horse ANTED type, c.1-43 AD. As Hobbs nos. 3800-3855 (especially no. 3800 for reverse type); VA711var. The coin has a dished profile and has suffered from some post-depositional wear.

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: 0.98 g
Diameter: 13.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st July 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

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
British Museum Catalogue type: Hobbs nos. 3800-3855x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 711.01
Obverse description: Two opposed crescents and two pellets in a hexagon, crossed by five alternating pellet and plain lines
Reverse description: A horse right, above pellet-ring f, below head ā€˜Sā€™, below horse ATD monogram with three pellets above the letter T, two pellets below the tail
Reverse inscription: ATD
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: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Drinkstone

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

No references cited so far.

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