SUR-EEFE15: Iron Age: Gold pellet

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Unique ID: SUR-EEFE15

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

A pellet or ingot of gold weighing 1.27g. The rounded pellet itself is not diagnostic as to date and thus was not submitted as potential Treasure.

A similar pellet, found nearby, was recorded as SUR-6020EC . An Iron Age date is possible in view of finds of coins of this date from the general area.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 7.21 mm
Width: 6.6 mm
Thickness: 5.02 mm
Weight: 1.27 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 25th June 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 17-1027

Materials and construction

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

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

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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