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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-878EF1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver quarter stater of the British Iron Age. South Western uninscribed (Durotrigian) type. A "boat" with three "figures" on the obverse. A geometric design including a zig-zag and Y-shaped elements on the reverse.
Date: Late Iron Age - c. 60 BC - 50 AD
Reference: ABC No. 2208
Diameter: 10.95 mm
Weight: 1.30 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 60 BC
Date to: Circa AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 10.95 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 016474

Materials and construction

Primary material: 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
British Museum Catalogue type: 2734 - 3747x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1242.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2208
Obverse description: "Three men in a boat" design, group of pellets to the left.
Obverse inscription: N/A
Reverse description: A zigzag across the centre with Y shaped elements in two opposed quarters and uncertain objects in the other quarters.
Reverse inscription: N/A
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Portesham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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