PUBLIC-6570BA: PUBLIC-6570BA-Iron Age copper alloy stater

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-6570BA

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn copper-alloy Iron Age coin, probably the core from a plated stater of the Western Region / Dobunni, dating to the period c.60 BC-AD 40. Obverse type is uncertain, possibly faint traces of a tree motif visible. Reverse type depicts a stylised horse right with wheel motif below and uncertain rosette or pellet motifs above. Cf. ABC pp. 103-107 for possible parallels.

Weight: 4.6gms Width: 17.2mm Length: 20.8mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.8 mm
Width: 17.2 mm
Weight: 4.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Tribe: Dobunni
Geographic provenance: British Western
Obverse description: Possible faint traces of a tree motif
Reverse description: Stylised horse right with wheel motif below and uncertain rosette or pellet motifs above
Status: Contemporary copy (Core of plated copy)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: North Herefordshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: metal detecting Find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: About one year ago

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