SUSS-7BD099: Iron Age coin: uninscribed silver unit struck for the Southern region

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COIN

Unique ID: SUSS-7BD099

Object type certainty: Certain
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An uninscribed silver unit struck for the Southern Region/Atrebates and Regni, dating c. 60-45 BC. Rudd's 'Worthing Wonder' type. Obverse: head right with braided/corded hair. Reverse: triple-tailed horse standing right, cogwheel and pellet-in-annulet below, further pellet-in-annulets in front of horse's head and adjacent to hind legs, horse's foreleg above. As ABC p. 54, no. 659.

This coin is the first of its type to be recorded on the PAS database. Fewer than five are known to exist.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

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 60 BC
Date to: Circa 45 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.24 g
Diameter: 15.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th December 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 659
Obverse description: Head right with braided/corded hair
Reverse description: Triple-tailed horse standing right, cogwheel and pellet-in-annulet below, further pellet-in-annulets in front of horse's head and adjacent to hind legs, horse's foreleg above
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Harting (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7516
Four figure Latitude: 50.9385764
Four figure longitude: -0.93396046
1:25K map: SU7516
1:10K map: SU71NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date of discovery is date find was taken in for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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