BM-E7E438: Iron Age coin: silver unit of the Eastern Anglian region, Iceni Ecen Trefoil type

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-E7E438

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete Iron Age inscribed silver unit of the Eastern Anglian region / Iceni, dating to c.AD 10-43, 'Ecen Trefoil' type. Obverse: Double opposed crescents on vertical wreath. Reverse: Horse right with double upper front legs, solid Y-shaped head, trefoil on shoulder, pelletal sun above, S below head, and ECE below. As ABC p. 89, no. 1666; BMC 4431-4444.

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 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.64 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ECEN
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: 4431x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1666
Obverse description: Double opposed crescents on vertical wreath.
Reverse description: Horse right with double upper front legs, solid Y-shaped head, trefoil on shoulder, pelletal sun above, S below head, and ECE below
Reverse inscription: ECE
Die axis measurement: 12 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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