LEIC-9C54D5: Iron age gold stater, 65-45 BC

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Unique ID: LEIC-9C54D5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Iron age uninscribed gold stater, probably of the Southern Region / Regini, c.80-50 BC, 'Sills Insular CF' type. Obverse: Wreathed head right. Reverse: Sinuous horse right, oval motif behind? Cf. ABC, p. 49, no. 515.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 80 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 4.98 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Elisabeth Janovsky
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Tribe: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: British Not defined (early uninscribed)
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 515
Obverse description: Wreathed head right
Reverse description: Sinuous horse right, oval motif behind?
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
To be known as: Leicestershire

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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