SF-395E6C: Iron Age coin: a copy of a unit of the East Anglian region

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-395E6C

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age plated silver copy of a unit of the East Anglian region / Iceni , dating to c. 50 BC - AD 10 (Bury diadem type). Obverse: diademed female head left, snake in front. Reverse: prancing horse left, S-shapes for mane, pellet in ring below, pellet boss in ring of pellets above. ABC p. 82, no. 1495.

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.33 mm
Weight: 1.04 g
Diameter: 13.56 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th June 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: RLM 081
Other reference: Finders reference SS15 198

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1495
Obverse description: Diademed female head left, snake in front.
Reverse description: Prancing horse left, S-shapes for mane, pellet in ring below, pellet boss in ring of pellets above
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 82 , no. 1495

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Rendlesham

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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