DOR-5A9157: Iron Age coin: Silver Stater of the British Iron Age. SW uninscribed (Durotrigian)

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-5A9157

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A base silver stater of the British Iron Age dating to 50 BC to 50 AD. A South Western uninscribed (Durotrigian) type. A stylised wreath on the obverse and a stylised horse on the reverse.
Date: Late Iron Age
Diameter: 18.97 mm
Weight: 2.92 g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.92 g
Diameter: 18.97 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 11th April 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 016477

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
Obverse description: Stylised wreath
Obverse inscription: N/A
Reverse description: Stylised horse
Reverse inscription: N/A
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tolpuddle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7894
Four figure Latitude: 50.74518387
Four figure longitude: -2.31317769
1:25K map: SY7894
1:10K map: SY74SE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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