IOW-797D74: Iron Age Coin: Uninscribed South-Western Stater of the Durotriges

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-797D74

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete Iron Age silver stater of the South Western Region / Durotriges, dating to the period 60-20 BC, 'Cranborne Chase' type.

Obverse: Wreath, cloak, and crescents.

Reverse: Disjointed horse left, rectangular head, body of crescents, four vertical legs, three horizontal lines for tail, pellet, below, twelve pellets above.

Diameter: 19.0mm. Weight: 4.99g. DA=12:6.

As ABC, p. 110, no. 2157; BMC nos. 2525-2546.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.99 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 11th March 2018 - Sunday 11th March 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-8-27

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
British Museum Catalogue type: 2525-2546x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2157
Obverse description: Wreath, cloak, and crescents
Reverse description: Disjointed horse left, rectangular head, body of crescents, four vertical legs, three horizontal lines for tail, pellet, below, twelve pellets above
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 110, no. 2157
  • BMC : nos. 2525-2546

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: IOW
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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