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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-832AC5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete gold Iron Age uninscribed quarter stater of the Southern Region / Belgae, dating to the period c.60-20 BC, 'Hampshire Thunderbolt' type. Obverse: Stylised boat with two standing figures? Reverse: Cruciform thunderbolt motif, various objects in the angles. As ABC, p. 58, no. 767; BMC (Hobbs), nos. 129-136.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 12 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th February 2018

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Tribe: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: British Not defined (early uninscribed)
British Museum Catalogue type: Nos. 129-136x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 767
Obverse description: Stylised boat with two standing figures?
Reverse description: Cruciform thunderbolt motif, various objects in the angles
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 58, no. 767

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
To be known as: Near Farnham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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