SF-73E2A9: Iron Age coin: copper-alloy unit struck for uncertain issuer

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-73E2A9

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An extremely worn copper-alloy Iron Age unit probably struck for the Eastern region, dating c. 20 BC-20 AD. All details virtually illegible. It is suggested that this is an Iron Age issue as it has been struck on a dished flan.

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 20 BC
Date to: Circa AD 20

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.12 g
Diameter: 14.59 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Obverse description: Bust (?) right
Obverse inscription: Uncertain animal right
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Brockley

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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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