SF-6C5EE3: Iron Age coin: silver unit struck for the East Anglian region

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-6C5EE3

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An incomplete, uninscribed silver unit of the East Anglian region / Iceni, dating to c.20-10 BC, 'Odin's Eye' type. Obverse: Male head right, herringbone hair, large oval eye, another eye in front of the mouth. Reverse: A horse right, double front legs, large open head, pellet in ring beside wheel with tail above, pellet ring below. As ABC, p. 83, no. 1537. This is the third example of this type to be recorded on the PAS database, the first two also from west Suffolk: SF-161F76 and SF-SF-F192C4.

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 20 BC
Date to: Circa 10 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 15.11 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 28th February 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1537
Obverse description: Male bust right with herringbone hair and large oval eye, second eye in front of mouth
Reverse description: Horse right, wheel above, pellet in ring to left and right, further pellet in ring between horse's legs, pellet between tail and rear legs
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 83, no. 1537

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Wordwell

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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

Recording Institution: SF
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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