SUR-EED94D: Iron Age coin: Silver unit of Verica

Rights Holder: Surrey County Council
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Unique ID: SUR-EED94D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver unit of Verica, 'Verica Cornucopiae Victory' type. ABC 1241, BMC 1393-1419.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 12.68 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 17-1025

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Verica
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1393-1419x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1241
Obverse description: A figure seated right holding a spear, with shield behind
Obverse inscription: VERI[CA]
Reverse description: A pine cone wand (thyrsus) between two cornucopiae with a wine cup below
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • BMC : 1393-1419

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Reigate and Banstead (District)
Parish or ward: Horley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2744
Four figure Latitude: 51.18113466
Four figure longitude: -0.1843847
1:25K map: TQ2744
1:10K map: TQ24SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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