SF-BB1895: Iron Age coin: silver unit struck for the East Anglian Iceni, Talbot's Bury 'C' type

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-BB1895

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Iron Age unit of the East Anglian Region / Iceni, dating to the period c.50 BC - AD 10, Talbot's 'Bury H' type. Obverse: Diademed bust right with pellet in ring and S-shaped motif before face, pellets on neck. Reverse: Horse left with shadowing line of pellets on tail, large pellet in ring below, pelletal ring or rosette and two(?) pellet rings above. Above the pelletal ring is an M-shaped motif, each arm terminating in pellets, a possible similar motif off-flan below the horses head. This is a silver unit of Talbot's Bury H type with obverse die A and reverse die 2 (J. Talbot pers. comm.; cf. Talbot 2006: 218-220).

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.97 g
Diameter: 16.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th October 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Obverse description: Diademed bust right with pellet in ring and S-shaped motif before face, pellets on neck. Reverse:
Reverse description: Horse left with shadowing line of pellets on tail, large pellet in ring below, pelletal ring or rosette and two(?) pellet rings above. Above the pelletal ring is an M-shaped motif, each arm terminating in pellets, a possible similar motif off-flan below the horses head
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Worlingworth

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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