SF-3F8452: Iron Age coin: gold stater struck for the East Anglian region

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-3F8452

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold uninscribed stater struck for the East Anglian region, dating c. 45-20 BC. Probably Rudd's 'Snettisham Fewer Pellets' type or die-variant thereof. Obverse: traces of crossed wreath with uncertain motif in one angle. Reverse: horse prancing right, double tail, beaded mane, pellet-in-ring above tail, next to which is a pellet-in-ring within an outer ring of pellets. Further pellet-in-ring between horse's legs. C.f ABC no. 1408 passim.

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 45 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.31 g
Diameter: 15.24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 26th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1408
Obverse description: Traces of crossed wreath with uncertain motif in one angle
Reverse description: Horse prancing right, double tail, beaded mane, pellet-in-ring above tail, next to which is a pellet-in-ring within an outer ring of pellets. Further pellet-in-ring between horse's legs
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
To be known as: Bressingham

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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