KENT-11B4FB: Sego Tascio tablet quarter stater

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-11B4FB

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Iron Age Gold quarter Stater of the Kent Region / Cantiaci, struck in the name of Tasciovanus, dating to the period c.AD 5-15, 'Sego Tascio Tablet' type. Obverse: TASCIO in central panel, wheel and two pellets above and below. Reverse: Horse left, ring holding pellets above, pelletal crescent below, vertical lines in exergue, a torc(?) before. As ABC, p. 44, no. 444, BMC, p. 116, no. 1646.

Measurements: 12.3mm in diameter, 1.34gm in weight.

Notes:

Coin not seen by the FLO, recorded by club recorder.

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 5
Date to: Circa AD 15

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.34 g
Diameter: 12.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th September 2017

Rally details.

This object was found at Lees Court Rally 2017 (Medway History Finders)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: SEGO
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: No. 1646x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1848.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 444
Obverse description: TASCIO in central panel, wheel and two pellets above and below.
Obverse inscription: TASCIO
Reverse description: Horse left, ring holding pellets above, pelletal crescent below, vertical lines in exergue, a torc(?) before
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 444
  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 1848

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Swale (District)
Parish or ward: Selling (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0257
Four figure Latitude: 51.27632636
Four figure longitude: 0.89477287
1:25K map: TR0257
1:10K map: TR05NW
Grid reference source: Recorded at a rally
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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