WAW-99B676: Obverse and reverse of an Iron Age unit.

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Unique ID: WAW-99B676

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Uninscribed Norfolk region (Icenian) silver unit.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.27 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 26th January 2004 - Thursday 26th February 2004

Personal details

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Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Obverse description: Head left. The bust has a straight nose, wearing a head-band with three protrusions on the top. Hobbs profile 'C'.
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Horse left, below a pellet in a ring. Above there is something, but the detail is not visible.
Reverse inscription: None
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Thurton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM3399
Four figure Latitude: 52.53897431
Four figure longitude: 1.43441319
1:25K map: TM3399
1:10K map: TM39NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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