SF-3A0D9E: Iron Age coin: unit of the East Anglian region, for Ecen

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-3A0D9E

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An Iron Age silver unit of the East Anglian region/ Iceni struck for Ecen and dating to c. AD 10-43 (Ecen Trefoil Type). Obverse: double crescent emblem on vertical wreath. Reverse: horse right, double upper front legs, single dashes for mane, trefoil on shoulder, S below head, pelletal sun above. As ABC p. 89, no. 1666.

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 AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.24 mm
Weight: 0.78 g
Diameter: 12.73 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: EKE 069
Other reference: Finders reference SS15 307

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ECEN
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1666
Obverse description: Double crescent emblem on vertical wreath.
Reverse description: Horse right, double upper front legs, single dashes for mane, trefoil on shoulder, S below head, pelletal sun above.
Reverse inscription: [...]
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 89, no. 1666

Spatial metadata

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

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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