LON-363185: An Iron Age gold stater, Westerham South type of the Regini or Atrebates dating to 60-50 BC. This is an ABC 482, BMC 24-32.

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Unique ID: LON-363185

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An Iron Age gold stater, Westerham South type of the Regini or Atrebates dating to 60-50 BC. This is an ABC 482, BMC 24-32. Rudd (2010:47) writes "More Westerham South gold staters [ABC 482] are found around West Sussex and the Solent than North Hampshire, indicating that they were probably produced by the Regini, not the Atrebates."

Obverse: Wreath design with crescents and cloak.

Reverse: A disjointed horse left, stick legs and many pellets above.

Dimensions: diameter: 18.60mm; weight: 6.27g.

References: Rudd, C. 2010, Ancient British Coins, Norwich

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 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.27 g
Diameter: 18.6 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 24-32x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 202.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 482
Obverse description: Wreath design with crescents and cloak.
Reverse description: A disjointed horse left, stick legs and many pellets above.
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 482
  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 202.01
  • BMC : 24-32

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: South Warnborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7147
Four figure Latitude: 51.21779408
Four figure longitude: -0.98479937
1:25K map: SU7147
1:10K map: SU74NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: LON
Created: 11 months ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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