SF-225A8B: SF-225A8B: Iron Age unit

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Unique ID: SF-225A8B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Iron Age Icenian 'pattern/horse' type unit, dating to c.10 BC-AD 43. Inscribed ECE. Dished flan.

see Hobbs, 211, no.4449

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 10 BC
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.74 mm
Weight: 1.12 g
Diameter: 13.52 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: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ECE
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Obverse description: Two opposed crescents and two pellets in a hexagon, crossed by five alternating pellet and plain lines
Reverse description: Horse facing right. Six pellets above its shouler, double forelegs, a pellet ring above, S below head.
Reverse inscription: EC[E]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Icklingham

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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