SOM-B257E5: British Iron Age coin: stater, uninscribed South Western (Durotriges)

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COIN

Unique ID: SOM-B257E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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British Iron Age slightly base silver (billon) stater, uninscribed South Western (Durotriges), c. 40 BC - AD 10; VA 1235; BMC 2555ff, ABC 2169.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.14 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Ms Laura Burnett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt 19285

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
British Museum Catalogue type: 2555ffxx
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1235.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2169
Obverse description: Devolved head comprising of diagonal line from edge to centre, terminating in a crescent. The line bisects a wreath of two rows of oval pellets with a line of hair curl to left and above. One open crescent, or ear, in front of the terminal of the diagonal and one above. Below the crescent terminal is the edge of a triangular robe
Reverse description: Disjointed horse facing left with a retangular head, body of cresecents with four vertical legs and at least eight pellets above and one below
Reverse inscription: None
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Powerstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY5294
Four figure Latitude: 50.74361129
Four figure longitude: -2.68166296
1:25K map: SY5294
1:10K map: SY54NW
What3Words: genetics.untruth.massing
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SOM
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Updated: 2 weeks, 5 days ago

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