SF-07C511: Iron Age coin: gold quarter stater of 'geometric' type

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-07C511

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

A mid 1st-century BC gold Iron Age early uninscribed British 'O' 'Geometric type' quarter stater, dating to the period c.50-c.45 BC.

BM 414ff; VA 1225

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa 45 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.83 mm
Weight: 1.43 g
Diameter: 11.12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st December 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Anna Booth
Identified by: Ms Anna Booth

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Obverse description: Boat with three shapes rising from it and diagonal lines below and pellets behind
Reverse description: Broken line with a debased tree top right, L shape bottom left and branching line in other quarters
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Bedfield

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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: SF
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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