SF-CD4E21: Iron Age coin: Unit of the Iceni, Pattern/Horse ECEN type

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-CD4E21

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Iron Age unit of the Iceni, Pattern/Horse ECEN type, c.10BC-43 AD. The coin has a dished profile with a slight brak to one side of the flan. As Hobbs nos. 4033-4215; VA 730.

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 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.18 g
Diameter: 13.74 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 28th October 2014

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: HCH 001

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ECEN
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: Hobbs 4033-4215x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 730.01
Obverse description: Two opposed crescents, pellets between the crescents, crossed by five alternating pelleted and plain lines
Reverse description: Horse to right, pellet ring above, pellet below tail. S below head. Below a row of three pellets above the legend.
Reverse inscription: []EN
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

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: Hacheston

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

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