NMS-D5AEA8: Iron Age coin: Freckenham type stater

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COIN

Unique ID: NMS-D5AEA8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Gold Iron Age stater of the East Anglian region / Iceni, dating to the period c.50 BC-AD 10, 'Freckenham Crescents Phallic Type'. Obverse: Solid back to back crescents, row of pellets projecting from each concave side above, star above, pellet triad and star below. Reverse: Horse right, large round head with closed mouth, pellet triad either side of phallic motif above, floral sun below. As ABC, p. 80, no. 1450; BMC 3385. Weight 5.19g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.19 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 22nd December 2016 - Friday 9th June 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Claire Barker
Identified by: Miss Claire Barker
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 8966
Other reference: ECKC062017

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 3385x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1450
Obverse description: Solid back to back crescents, row of pellets projecting from each concave side above, star above, pellet triad and star below
Reverse description: Horse right, large round head with closed mouth, pellet triad either side of phallic motif above, floral sun below
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Rocklands (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL9897
Four figure Latitude: 52.53485856
Four figure longitude: 0.9178998
1:25K map: TL9897
1:10K map: TL99NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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