SF-143036: Iron Age coin: silver unit struck for the East Anglian region

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-143036

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete and broken silver unit struck for the Eastern Anglian region/ Iceni, dating c.20 BC-AD 40, Probably Rudd's 'Norfolk Boar Star' type. As ABC no. 1579.

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 20 BC
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Width: 6.82 mm
Weight: 0.4 g
Diameter: 10.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 19th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1579
Obverse description: Stylised boar right, single front and rear legs below the knee, rings above bristles on the boar's back, four pellets below
Reverse description: Horse right with pellet triad below arc from neck to rump, star below
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Snetterton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From 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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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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