SUR-89D992: Iron Age coin: Quarter stater of Verica (finder's photo)

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Unique ID: SUR-89D992

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Iron Age gold quarter stater of the Southern Region / Regini and Atrebates struck for Verica, c.AD 10-40, 'Verica Little Horse Rearing' type. Obverse: COMF in tablet, ring and pellet above and below. Reverse: VI, Horse rearing right. As ABC1199, BMC1179-1206.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th December 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Verica
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1207-16x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1199
Mint or issue place: Calleva |
Obverse description: COMF in tablet. Ring and pellet above and below
Reverse description: Horse rearing right.
Reverse inscription: VI
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wokefield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6867
Four figure Latitude: 51.39796787
Four figure longitude: -1.02394045
1:25K map: SU6867
1:10K map: SU66NE
What3Words: union.turkey.race
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: Monday 6th February 2017
Updated: Thursday 23rd February 2017

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