SWYOR-3DB74B: Possible Iron Age Coin; core of a plated stater

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Unique ID: SWYOR-3DB74B

Object type certainty: Possibly
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A possible copper alloy core of a plated Iron Age gold stater; probably North Eastern (Corieltavian) type, dating from about 50 BC - AD 50. The coin is 17.9mm diameter, 3.7mm thick. 2.86g. The edges are damaged and incomplete.

This coins was found about 5 metres from SWYOR-3DB2CC, another much clearer core of a plated stater.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.7 mm
Weight: 2.86 g
Diameter: 17.9 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: Incomplete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Corieltavi
Geographic provenance: British North Eastern
Obverse description: illegible
Obverse inscription: illegible
Reverse description: illegible
Reverse inscription: illegible
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
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: 10 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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