SUR-04E8A9: Iron Age coin: Stater of the Ambiani

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Unique ID: SUR-04E8A9

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An Iron Age gold stater of 'Gallic War Uniface' type (ABC16). These coins are attributed to the tribe known as the Ambiani. c.60-50BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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: 5.98 g
Diameter: 17.33 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 16-1584

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Ambiani
Geographic provenance: Continental Belgic
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 16
Obverse description: Blank
Reverse description: A disjointed horse going right
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Upton Grey (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7048
Four figure Latitude: 51.22690788
Four figure longitude: -0.99892011
1:25K map: SU7048
1:10K map: SU74NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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

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