IOW-2E6024: Iron Age Coin: Quarter Stater of the South Western Region / Durotriges

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-2E6024

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete Iron Age silver quarter stater of the South Western region / Durotriges, dating to the period c. 60-20 BC, 'Duro Boat Bird' type.

Obverse: Three men in a boat design, pellet rosette to left.

Reverse: Zig-zag thunderbolt across field, Y-shape and uncertain objects to each side.

Diameter: 10.9mm. Weight: 1.09g.

As ABC, p. 112, no. 2208; BMC 2734-2747.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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 60 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.09 g
Diameter: 10.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th October 2017 - Sunday 29th October 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2017-2-215

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
Obverse description: Three men in a boat design, pellet rosette to left
Reverse description: Zig-zag thunderbolt across field, Y-shape and uncertain objects to each side
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • BMC : 2734-2747
  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 112, no. 2208

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 1 week, 6 days ago
Updated: 1 week, 5 days ago

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