SWYOR-59E569: Silver coin of unknown date

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Unique ID: SWYOR-59E569

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A silver coin of uncertain date, possibly Iron Age but the designs are unclear and not currently identifiable. There is a possible quadruped on one face, and curved lines and pellets, as well as a crescent or letter C on the other face. The coin is 9.6mm diameter, 0.9mm thick and 0.39g. The coin is slightly smaller than ,ost Iron Age silver units or half units.

Obverse: Possible quadruped left, vertical line above.

Reverse: Curved symbol like a C, and a bracket shaped line {

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Exactly 100 BC
Date to: Exactly AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 0.39 g
Diameter: 9.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th December 2015 - Sunday 27th December 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Secondary identifier: Dr. John Naylor

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2859

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Half unit (silver)
Tribe: Corieltavi
Geographic provenance: British North Eastern
Obverse description: Possible horse or boar
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Scotton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8999
Four figure Latitude: 53.48020819
Four figure longitude: -0.66037168
1:25K map: SK8999
1:10K map: SK89NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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