SF-3FB3F9: Iron Age coin: unit of the Iceni, Boar/Horse type

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-3FB3F9

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete silver Iron Age unit of the Iceni, Boar/Horse type, c.10 BC-43 AD. The coin has a dished flan, missing one edge due to old breaks. As Hobbs nos. 3473-3511; VA659.

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 10 BC
Date to: Circa AD 42

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.62 g
Diameter: 13.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st February 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: Hobbs nos. 3473-3511x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 659
Obverse description: Boar right, uncertain motifs above and below
Reverse description: Horse right, pellets on shoulder, uncertain motif above, pellet-ring variant below.
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Snetterton

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

No references cited so far.

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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