SUSS-9AA333: A copper alloy, Iron age, Gallic coin

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Unique ID: SUSS-9AA333

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete copper-alloy Iron Age continental unit attributed to the Carnutes, c.50-1 BC. Obverse: diademed(?) bust right, with remains of monogram reading KATAL(?) in front. Reverse: A winged lion right. As Delestree and Tache, 'Nouvel Atlas des Monnaies Gauloises la Seine a la Loire moyenne', 2004: p. 134, series 508, no. 2591; LT 6337.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa 1 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.81 mm
Width: 12.59 mm
Thickness: 2.59 mm
Weight: 2.72 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: uncertain
Tribe: Carnutes
Obverse description: diademed(?) bust right, with remains of monogram reading KATAL(?) in front.
Reverse description: A winged lion right
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
Parish or ward: Findon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1109
Four figure Latitude: 50.86985514
Four figure longitude: -0.42390282
1:25K map: TQ1109
1:10K map: TQ10NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Woodland

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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