SWYOR-3DB2CC: Iron Age Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SWYOR-3DB2CC

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy core of a plated Iron Age gold stater inscribed VEP CORF; North Eastern (Corieltavian) type, dating from about AD 15-40. Compare ABC 1851 - 1863. The coin is 20.5mm diameter, 2.7mm thick and 2.99g.

This coins was found about 5 metres from SWYOR-3DB74B, another possible core of a plated copy.

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 AD 15
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.7 mm
Weight: 2.99 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st June 2017 - Thursday 31st August 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3017

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: VEPO CORF
Tribe: Corieltavi
Geographic provenance: British North Eastern
Obverse description: Worn wreath
Reverse description: Lunate horse left
Reverse inscription: [V]EP [CO]RF
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Core of plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Cawood (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5635
Four figure Latitude: 53.80828556
Four figure longitude: -1.15108446
1:25K map: SE5635
1:10K map: SE53NE
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

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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