SF-F5A6B5: SF-F5A6B5: Iron Age coin: Irstead type quarter stater

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-F5A6B5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete pale gold Iron Age uninscribed East Anglian Irstead type quarter stater, dating to c.40-10 BC.

c.f. Hobbs no.3436

VA 628-1.

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
Thickness: 1.51 mm
Weight: 1.06 g
Diameter: 10.73 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st September 2015

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: Hobbs 3436x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 628.01
Obverse description: Quadral ('quadral s') cross by six curved lines, leaf to either side with two curved lines.
Reverse description: A horse right with forked tail, above a triplet. Horse's body unclear.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

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: Worlingworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Updated: 3 years ago

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