SUR-8F655D: Iron Age Coin: Quarter stater of Verica

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Unique ID: SUR-8F655D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold quarter stater of Verica, 'Verica Thunderbolt' type, ABC 1205; BMC 1217-1222; VA 468.


Found in soil delivered in 1986. Original provenance not known.

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 1
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 11.48 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B15-274

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Verica
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1217-1222x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 468.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1205
Mint or issue place: Calleva |
Obverse description: A horse running right with VIR above
Reverse description: A thunderbolt
Reverse inscription: COM/FILI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
District: Wokingham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wokingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8169
Four figure Latitude: 51.41424281
Four figure longitude: -0.83665737
1:25K map: SU8169
1:10K map: SU86NW
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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