WAW-6ADF25: Iron Age coin: quarter stater of the Dobunni (Obverse and reverse).

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COIN

Unique ID: WAW-6ADF25

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

British Iron Age gold quarter stater inscribed COR (Corio), Western series (traditionally ascribed to the Dobunni), struck in about 10 BC-AD 20. ABC (Cottam et al 2010) no. 2051 = BMC (Hobbs 1996) no. 3134 = VA (Van Arsdell 1989) no. 1039.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 10 BC
Date to: Circa AD 20

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 14.26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2013 - Monday 29th April 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Dr Ian Leins

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: CORIO
Tribe: Dobunni
Geographic provenance: British Western
British Museum Catalogue type: 3134x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1039.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2051
Obverse description: Blank
Obverse inscription: COR
Reverse description: Horse facing right, with a pelleted ring above, a crescent and two pellets in front, and an annulet and possible animal below.
Reverse inscription: None
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Tanworth-in-Arden (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1469
Four figure Latitude: 52.31892712
Four figure longitude: -1.79603421
1:25K map: SP1469
1:10K map: SP16NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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