SF-576998: SF-576998: Iron Age coin: contemporary copy of a Catuvellaunian minim of Epaticus

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-576998

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete silver Iron Age contemporary copy of a Catuvellaunian minim of Epaticus, dating from c.20 BC - AD 40.

c.f. Hobbs 1996, 142, no.2351-7; VA 560

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 20 BC
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.66 mm
Weight: 0.38 g
Diameter: 7.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016

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
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Minim (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Epaticcus
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 2351-7x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 560.01
Obverse description: Crude lettering within a star
Reverse description: Crude horse right, unclear mark above
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy
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: Wangford

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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