IOW-DCBF91: Iron Age Coin: Uninscribed South-Western Stater of the Durotriges

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-DCBF91

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete and worn Iron Age silver uninscribed South-Western type stater (c. 50 BC-c. 20 BC). The coin is attributed to the Durotriges.

Obverse: Degraded head of Apollo right.

Reverse: Disjointed and pelleted horse left.

Diameter: 17.6mm. Weight: 3.77g. DA=12:12.

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 50 BC
Date to: Exactly 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.77 g
Diameter: 17.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th February 2018 - Wednesday 7th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-1-60

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
Obverse description: Degraded head of Apollo right
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

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: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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