SF-2C0A35: Iron Age coin: silver unit of 'Odin Eye' type struck for the East Anglian region

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2C0A35

Object type certainty: Certain
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An uninscribed silver unit struck for the East Anglian region/Iceni, dating c. 40-20 BC. Rudd's 'Odin Eye wheel' type. Obverse: male bust right with herringbone/braided hair, second 'eye' in front of mouth. Reverse: horse right, pellet-in-ring motif between legs, second pellet-in-ring above horse's back with trefoil of pellets, single pellet between hind legs and tail. ABC no. 1531.

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 40 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.2 g
Diameter: 13.98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd April 2018

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: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1531
Obverse description: male bust right with herringbone/braided hair, second 'eye' in front of mouth
Reverse description: horse right, pellet-in-ring motif between legs, second pellet-in-ring above horse's back with trefoil of pellets, single pellet between hind legs and tail
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

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: 12 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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