SF-6E5379: SF-6E5379: Iron Age coin: Trinovantian quarter stater of Cunobelin

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Unique ID: SF-6E5379

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Iron Age Northen gold Trinovantian quarter stater of Cunobelin, dating to the period AD 10-40.'Linear', 'Wild' or 'Plastic' Series. Minted at Colchester.

Hobbs 1996, 127, no.1837-48.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Exactly AD 10
Date to: Exactly AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.66 mm
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 12.03 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st July 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Cunobelin
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1837-1848x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 2015.01
Mint or issue place: Colchester |
Obverse description: Corn ear, with [C]A to left and M [V] to right
Reverse description: Horse right with leaf above and CVM below surrounded by a pellet border
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Near Bury St Edmunds

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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