SF-253EE7: Iron Age copper-alloy coin

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Unique ID: SF-253EE7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn copper-alloy Iron Age coin, a copper-alloy core of a plated copy of an Icenian silver unit. It possibly copies a piece of Ecen, dating to c. AD 10-43. cf Rudd ABC p. 88, no. 1663

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Donated to a museum after being disclaimed as Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2014T267


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.82 g
Diameter: 12.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st December 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2014T267

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1663
Obverse description: Two crescents just visible; rest of type unclear
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Horse right
Reverse inscription: Possibly traces of ECE under horse
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Core of plated copy)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Gedgrave

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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Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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