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BM-BD7258: Iron Age coin: silver unit of the Eastern Anglian region, Iceni Antedios Antd D-Bar type

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-BD7258

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Iron Age inscribed silver unit of the Eastern Anglian region / Iceni struck by Antedios, c.AD 10-30, 'Antedios Antd D-Bar' type. Obverse: Two opposed crescents crossed by five alternating plain and pellet lines. Reverse: ANTÐ, Horse right with large oval head and pellet eye, S below head, two pellets below tail, pellet ring above horse, pellet triangle above monogram. As ABC 1645; BMC 3800-3855.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 30

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.84 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 1985

Personal details

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ANTED (Iceni)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: 3800x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1645
Obverse description: Two opposed crescents crossed by five alternating plain and pellet lines.
Reverse description: Horse right with large oval head and pellet eye, S below head, two pellets below tail, pellet ring above horse, pellet triangle above monogram
Reverse inscription: ANTÐ
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
To be known as: Stonea Grange

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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