BERK-142529: Iron Age coin: Addedomaros quarter stater

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COIN

Unique ID: BERK-142529

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Iron Age gold quarter stater of the North Thames region / Catuvellauni attributed to Addedomaros, dating to the period c.45-25 BC, 'Addedomaros X Box' type. Obverse: Back-to-back crescents on plain field, with pellets and lines within. Reverse: [AÐ]ÐEDO[MAROS], Horse advancing right. Box with 'X' within below horse. Branch motif above. As ABC, p. 126, no. 2520. Cottam et al. (2010:126) note that this coin may have been issued at an eastern mint of the Trinovantes.

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 45 BC
Date to: Circa 25 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 13.2 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: OXPAS2017.261

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: ADDEDOMAROS
Tribe: Catuvellauni
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1638.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2520
Obverse description: Back-to-back crescents on plain field, with pellets and lines within
Reverse description: Horse advancing right. Box with 'x' within below horse. Branch motif above
Reverse inscription: [AÐ]ÐEDO[MAROS]
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 126, no. 2520

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Stanton St. John (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5608
Four figure Latitude: 51.76788516
Four figure longitude: -1.18988448
1:25K map: SP5608
1:10K map: SP50NE
What3Words: detect.grades.nodded
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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: 1 week, 5 days ago
Updated: 6 days ago

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