SF-0C8CED: Iron Age coin: uninscribed East Anglian quarter stater of Irstead type

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-0C8CED

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A gold Iron Age uninscribed East Anglian quarter stater of Irstead type, c.40-10 BC. Similar to Hobbs nos. 3437-3438; VA 628.

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 40 BC
Date to: Circa 10 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 10.01 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th October 2014

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: Hobbs nos. 3437-3438x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 628.01
Obverse description: Quadral ('quadral s') cross by six curved lines, leaf to either side with two curved lines, pellet in ring above
Reverse description: A horse right with forked tail, above a crescent, pellet ring above tail. Single pellet in ring below horse, single pellets below head and tail.
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: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Kenninghall

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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Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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