ESS-CBEAB5: Iron Age Coin: Gold stater of Dubnovellaunos

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-CBEAB5

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Gold stater of Dubnovellaunos, c. 5 BC - 10 AD. ABC 2392, VA 1650, BMC 2425-40.

Obverse is wreath with outline crescents back to back at centre. Pellet in ring above and below, pellet in ring at one end of wreath.

Reverse is horse left, pellet in ring above, branch below. DUBNOVILLAVN above

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 5 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 5.3 g
Diameter: 18.1 mm

Personal details

Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Dubnovellaunos
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 2425 - 40x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1650
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2392
Obverse description: Obverse is wreath with outline crescents back to back at centre. Pellet in ring above and below, pellet in ring at one end of wreath
Reverse description: Reverse is horse left, pellet in ring above, branch below
Reverse inscription: DUBNOVILLAVN
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
Parish or ward: Little Bromley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1030
Four figure Latitude: 51.9288829
Four figure longitude: 1.05298066
1:25K map: TM1030
1:10K map: TM13SW
Grid reference source: From 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: ESS
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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