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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-2ACF16

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete British Iron Age gold quarter stater of Corio, Western series (traditionally ascribed to the Dobunni), struck in about 10 BC - AD 20. During the Roman period, and perhaps earlier, the Dobunni inhabited an area covering the modern county of Gloucestershire and parts of Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire. ABC (Cottam et al 2010) 2051; BMC (Hobbs 1996) 3134; VA (Van Arsdell 1989) 1039.

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Exactly 10 BC
Date to: Circa AD 20

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 18th September 2016

Rally details.

This object was found at XP Rally Milton-under-Wychwood 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2016.391

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: CORIO
Tribe: Dobunni
Geographic provenance: British Western
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2051
Obverse description: COR in a plain field
Reverse description: Triple-tailed horse right, with pelleted ring above and small animal below.
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Milton-under-Wychwood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2617
Four figure Latitude: 51.85099327
Four figure longitude: -1.6239377
1:25K map: SP2617
1:10K map: SP21NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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