PUBLIC-2EFBAB: Iron Age coin:uninscribed copper-alloy stater of the Durotriges (obverse)

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A uninscribed cast bronze stater of the Durotriges, (circa mid 1st century BC, to mid 1st century AD). It is generally believed these were produced at Hengistbury Head and this type was cast in strips. The diameter is 16.05 mm, with a thickness of 1.88 mm and weight of 1.645 grams. The object is in fine condition with a dark green patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.88 mm
Weight: 1.645 g
Diameter: 16.05 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd April 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Charles Bullock
Identified by: Mr Charles Bullock
Secondary identifier: Mr Julian Watters

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Celtic Coin Index Number: 02.0464
Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Allen Type: CS7.4
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1346.01
Obverse description: Pellets divided by forked line
Obverse inscription: Uninscribed
Reverse description: Rows of pellets
Reverse inscription: Uninscribed
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: PUBLIC
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Updated: 9 months ago

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