BM-3908FF: Iron Age coin: stater, Gallo-Belgic import of the Ambiani, c.60-50 BC, 'Gallic War Uniface' type

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COIN

Unique ID: BM-3908FF

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A plated gold Iron Age uninscribed stater, Gallo-Belgic import of the Ambiani, c.60-50 BC, 'Gallic War Uniface' type. Obverse: Plain. Reverse: Sinuous horse right, pellet below, pellets above, eye shaped motif behind. As ABC 16.

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 60 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.8 g
Diameter: 18 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: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Tribe: Ambiani
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 16
Obverse description: Plain
Reverse description: Sinuous horse right, pellet below, pellets above, eye shaped motif behind
Status: Regular

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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