ESS-EBAA55: Uninscribed Iron Age coin unit North of the Thames 30-50BC, obverse

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Unique ID: ESS-EBAA55

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy Late Iron Age coin. This coin is an uninscribed unit from North of the Thames, probably Trinovantian, as most recorded examples are from Essex. It weighs 1.24g, has a diameter of 12.38mm and is 2.4mm thick. See British Iron Age coins in the British Museum, number 407.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa 1 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 12.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st November 2003

Personal details

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Identified by: Dr Philip de Jersey

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CCI 04.0019

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Obverse description: Animal facing left, looking back. Below the tail is a pellet and ring, below a pellet and below that a pellet border.
Reverse description: Horse facing right, above is a miscellaneous c, above the head is a pellet-in-ring, below is a pellet-ring c, above the tail is also a pellet-in-ring.

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
Parish or ward: Leaden Roding (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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