SF-34680B: SF-34680B: Iron Age coin: unit of Anted

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Unique ID: SF-34680B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A compete silver Iron Age unit, dating to the period c.AD 20-50. Icenian Pattern/Horse type of Anted. Oval dished flan.

As Hobbs no.3967; VA 711var; ABC 1645.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Exactly AD 20
Date to: Exactly AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.37 mm
Width: 12.7 mm
Thickness: 1.71 mm
Weight: 0.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st August 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ANTED (Iceni)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1711.01
Obverse description: Double crescent emblem - Two outline crescents back to back with two pellets between them. A transverse line to either side of the crescents. Lines and rows of pellets extending perpendicularly to one of these transverse lines.
Reverse description: Celticised horse right. Triangle of three pellets over the T and straight row of three pellets over the D.
Reverse inscription: ANTED
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Coddenham

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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