SF-CF043B: Iron Age coin: base silver unit, possibly of Iceni Boar/Horse type

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-CF043B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A very worn and base silver unit of Iron Age date, probably an Iceni Boar/Horse type, c.10 BC-43 AD. The coin has a slightly dish-shaped flan with very worn, corrded surfaces.

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 42

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.97 g
Diameter: 13.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WSW 026

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Obverse description: Boar? within a pelleted border
Obverse inscription: []
Reverse description: Stylised horse right, uncertain curvilinear motif below, two pellets below the tail
Reverse inscription: []
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: SF
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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