FASAM-2A6C45: Iron Age coin: Gallo-Belgic Ab gold stater obv

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Unique ID: FASAM-2A6C45

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Gold Iron Age Gallo-Belgic stater of the Bellovaci tribe, type Ab, prob. 3a, dating to c. 180-100 BC. Wreathed bust left / chariot left. ABC (Rudd) p. 28, no. 4; J. Sills, Gaulish and Early British Gold Coinage p. 141, cf. 3a.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 180
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 7.5 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 26th September 2014

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Tribe: Bellovaci
Geographic provenance: Continental Belgic
Allen Type: G-B AB1
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 4
Obverse description: Laureate head left
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Horse left, [charioteer] above
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: South Cambridgeshire

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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