LEIC-6D20ED: Iron age silver unit

Rights Holder: Leicestershire County Council
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Unique ID: LEIC-6D20ED

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

A group of four silver Iron Age units of the North Eastern region / Corieltavi, all of 'Proto Boar' type dating to the period c.60-20 BC. As ABC, p. 94, no. 1782; BMC (Hobbs), nos. 3199-3200. 3202-3204, 3208-3211.

Obverse: Boar right, large solar rosette above, various motifs around.
Reverse: Horse left, large pelletal sun ring with various subsidiary elements above, pellet in ring below, various motifs around.

No. Weight Diam. CA
1. 1.26 14 12
2. 1.33 16 6 Double struck obverse
3. 1.19 14 2
4. 1.25 14 6

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Leicestershire Museums
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to museum after being declared Treasure

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2017T494

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa AD 20

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 4

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 6th May 2017 - Sunday 7th May 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Treasure case number: 2017T494
Museum accession number: TBC

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Hinckley and Bosworth (District)
Parish or ward: Bagworth & Thornton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4705
Four figure Latitude: 52.6407155
Four figure longitude: -1.30686414
1:25K map: SK4705
1:10K map: SK40NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Leicestershire Museums

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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