SF-E6317C: Iron Age coin: Trinovantian quarter stater of Dubnovellaunos

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-E6317C

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

A gold Trinovantian quarter stater of Dubnovellaunos, c.30 BC-14 AD. The coin is well struck from a pinkish coloured gold, with a slightly dished flan. As Hobbs no. 2442.

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 30 BC
Date to: Circa AD 14

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 12.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
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: Dubnovellaunos
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: Hobbs no. 2442x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1660.01
Obverse description: Two opposed crescents with linear wreath, ring and dots to either side
Reverse description: A stylised horse left, triplet above, two pellets and rings separated by a pellet above the tail, a pellet below the tail, below the horse a pellet and a leaf.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Babergh (District)
To be known as: Near East Bergholt

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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