PUBLIC-2FF226: Iron Age coin:uninscribed copper-alloy stater of the Durotriges (obverse)

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-2FF226

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A complete Iron-age copper-alloy stater of Durotriges, dating to the period c. 50 BC to 50 AD. It has a diameter of 17.99 mm , is 1.95 mm thick and weighs 2.171 grams.

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.95 mm
Weight: 2.171 g
Diameter: 17.99 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th 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: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (copper alloy)
Tribe: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: British Not defined (early uninscribed)
Obverse description: Abstract pattern comprising Y-shaped symbol, pellets and crescents.
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Pellet pattern.
Reverse inscription: -
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
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: 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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