PUBLIC-2FAFCA: obverse view of iron-age Durotridges billion stater

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A complete iron-age billion stater of Durotriges. It has a diameter of 18.47 mm,with a thickness of 2.74 mm, and weighs 4.6 grams. The coin is worn,with patches of verdigris within the recesses.

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: 2.74 mm
Weight: 4.6 g
Diameter: 18.47 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 12th March 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: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (silver)
Geographic provenance: British Southern
Obverse description: Abstract head right.
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Abstract horse right.
Reverse inscription: -
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

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: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 0.1 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: 2 years ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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