PUBLIC-EDBC46: A complete Late Iron Age uninscribed gold quarter stater of the Southern Region - Belgae - 'Hampshire Thunderbolt' type.

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-EDBC46

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A complete Late Iron Age uninscribed gold quarter stater of the Southern Region - Belgae - 'Hampshire Thunderbolt' type. Dated c 55 - 45 BC. ABC 767.

Obverse description: Stylised boat with two standing figures, incomplete two-headed serpent and pellets to left.

Reverse description: Cruciform thunderbolt motif, various objects in each angle.

Subsequent actions

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 55 BC
Date to: Circa 45 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.58 mm
Weight: 1.1 g
Diameter: 11.65 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 12th November 2017

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Geographic provenance: Continental Belgic
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 767
Obverse description: Stylised boat with two standing figures, incomplete two-headed serpent and pellets to left.
Reverse description: Cruciform thunderbolt motif, various objects in each angle.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
To be known as: Compton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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