NARC-B1A9E5: NARC-B1A9E5 : Unit : Tasciovanusp

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Unique ID: NARC-B1A9E5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete copper alloy Unit of the Northern, Tasciovanus dating to 10 BC - AD 20. Reverse type depicts Boar right with crescent above and VIR below.

Diameter: 14.25mm, Thickness: 2.28mm, Weight: 2.0g.

As Hobbs, nos. 1703

ABC p. 131, no. 2667

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 10 BC
Date to: Circa AD 20

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.28 mm
Weight: 2 g
Diameter: 14.25 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1703x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2667
Obverse description: Wreath crossed by line with hooks and pellets in angles
Reverse description: Boar right
Reverse inscription: VIR
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
District: Bedford (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Podington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9262
Four figure Latitude: 52.24849896
Four figure longitude: -0.6538336
1:25K map: SP9262
1:10K map: SP96SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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