WAW-C74642: Iron Age Coin: (Obverse and reverse).

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Unique ID: WAW-C74642

Object type certainty: Certain
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An British Iron Age uninscribed gold quarter stater, Wester series (attributed to the Dobunni), c. 40-10 BC. "British RB" or Rudd's Sunburst Little Horse" type, ABC (Cottam et al 2010) 2009 (p.103) = VA (Van Arsdell 1989) 1010 = BMC (Hobbs 1996) 2942-46.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 12.43 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 29th November 2012 - Thursday 27th February 2014

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)
Tribe: Dobunni
Geographic provenance: British Western
British Museum Catalogue type: 2942-46x
Obverse description: Possible remains of a wreath.
Reverse description: Horse right, above pellet and pellet-ring h*, above and below head pellet in ring, before crescent a and pellet, below animal l. *Hobbs described the type as having pellet-ring n. Pellet-ring h more appropriately described the symbol on the coin described here, with a large raised central pellet.
Reverse inscription: No legend.
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Pershore (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9346
Four figure Latitude: 52.11227863
Four figure longitude: -2.10363329
1:25K map: SO9346
1:10K map: SO94NW
WOEID: 26353090
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: Wednesday 2nd April 2014
Updated: Friday 4th April 2014

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