PUBLIC-AFF95D: PUBLIC-AFF95D Silver Unit Commios

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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-AFF95D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Iron Age unit of the Southern region / Atrebates and Regini, possibly attributed to Commios, dating to the period c.50-20 BC, 'Ladder Head Lazy E' type (ABC 1040). It is struck on a plump dished flan 12.29 mm diameter, is 2.08 mm thick, weight 1.05 grammes. Obverse: Ladder-haired bust left with Lentoid eye. Reverse: Left facing horse with E symbol above, uncertain animal below. As ABC, p. 67, no. 1040; BMC (Hobbs) nos. 735-757.

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 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.08 mm
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 12.29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Clive Nobbs
Identified by: Mr Clive Nobbs
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Pastfinders I

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
British Museum Catalogue type: Nos. 735-757x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1040
Obverse description: Ladder-haired bust left with Lentoid eye.
Reverse description: Left facing horse with E symbol above, uncertain animal below
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 1040
  • BMC : 735-57
  • Van Arsdell (VA) : VA355-3

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
To be known as: Near Lewes

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
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 5 months ago

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