SUR-9747B5: Iron Age coin: Quarter stater

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Unique ID: SUR-9747B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold quarter stater, 'Tasciovanus Rings' type, dating to the period 25 BC - AD10. ABC 2592, BMC 1645.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 25 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 11.4 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-1128

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Tasciovanus
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1645x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2592
Obverse description: Curved cross wreaths with crescents at the centre and rings at the angles
Reverse description: A horse going left with a bucranium above and TASCI around
Reverse inscription: TASCI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : 1645

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Reigate and Banstead (District)
Parish or ward: Horley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2744
Four figure Latitude: 51.18113466
Four figure longitude: -0.1843847
1:25K map: TQ2744
1:10K map: TQ24SE
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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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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