KENT-EE805A: Iron age gold quarter stater

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Unique ID: KENT-EE805A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Iron Age unifaced gold quarter stater, (c. 50-20 BC). The ruler is unknown.

Obverse: Stylised Roman trophy; hatched nets to either side, hatched circles above; circle surmounting trophy.

Reverse: Plain

Diameter: 12.43mm, thickness:1.6mm, weight: 1.3g

Similar to Iron Age unifaced gold quarter stater : ABC 195

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.6 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 12.43 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mags Erwin
Identified by: Ms Mags Erwin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Cantii
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 195
Obverse description: Stylised Roman trophy
Reverse description: Plain
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
Parish or ward: Great Chart with Singleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ9740
Four figure Latitude: 51.12539807
Four figure longitude: 0.81385655
1:25K map: TQ9740
1:10K map: TQ94SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

  • Cottam, E., de Jersey, P., Rudd, C. and Sills, J., 2010 Ancient British Coins Aylsham: Chris Rudd 35 , 195

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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