SWYOR-127E2A: Iron Age silver unit; South Ferriby Daisy tyep, British North Eastern

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Unique ID: SWYOR-127E2A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver Iron Age coin; an uninscribed North Eastern (Corieltauvi) silver unit, South Ferriby Daisy type, phase 6, circa 50 - 10 BC. Compare ABC 1806. The coin is 15.6mm diameter, 1.7mm thick, 1.07g. Part of the edge (including the head of the horse) is missing owing to edge chips. The flan is dished. Only vestigal traces of the design survive on the obverse. The coin could also be a silver half unit, similar to ABC 1833 (Allen ZA type).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Exactly 50 BC
Date to: Circa 10 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.07 g
Diameter: 15.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st December 2015 - Tuesday 23rd February 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2844

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Corieltavi
Geographic provenance: British North Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1806
Obverse description: almost obliterated die
Obverse inscription: none
Reverse description: Horse right with circle of pellets above, trefoil of pellets below tail and pellets under horse.
Reverse inscription: none
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Ludford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF2289
Four figure Latitude: 53.38376396
Four figure longitude: -0.16722279
1:25K map: TF2289
1:10K map: TF28NW
Grid reference source: From finder
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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