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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-4B7281

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A contemporary copy (forgery) of a late Iron Age coin of Iceni. c. late 1st century BC - early 1st century AD. The obverse shows 2 opposed crescents and 2 pellets in a hexagon, crossed by 5 alternating pellets / plain lines. The reverse shows a horse to the right above a pellet ring. There is an 'S' below the head, below ligated AEDI, below tail 2 pellets, above tail pellet is a triangle.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.44 g
Diameter: 13.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th September 2004

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Inderpendent
Museum accession number: None

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ANTED (Iceni)
Obverse description: 2 opposed crecents and 2 pellets in hexagon , crossed by 5 alternating pellet / plain lines
Reverse description: Horse to right , above pellet ring , below head ' S ', Below AED\, below tail 2 pellets, above tail pellet - triangle
Reverse inscription: AED \
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
Parish or ward: Bassingbourn cum Kneesworth (Civil Parish)

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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