BERK-79B93E: Iron Age coin: Silver minim of Tincomarus

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-79B93E

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete but worn Iron Age silver minim of the Southern Region, Regini and Atrebates, dating to the period 25 BC to AD 10. 'Tincomarus interlocking squares CF' type. Obverse: C F in two interlocking squares. Reverse: Boar running right, T I above boar [reversed N C below]. As ABC p. 70, no. 1136; BMC nos. 981-982. This coin is listed as 'very rare' and is the first of its type recorded on this database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 25 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 7.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2017.089

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Minim (silver)
Secondary ruler/issuer: Tincomarus
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
British Museum Catalogue type: 981-982x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 383.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1136
Obverse description: C F in two interlocking squares
Obverse inscription: [C F]
Reverse description: Boar running right
Reverse inscription: T I above boar [reversed N C below]
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Overton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5150
Four figure Latitude: 51.24690047
Four figure longitude: -1.27070479
1:25K map: SU5150
1:10K map: SU55SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: BERK
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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