ESS-CCD046: Iron Age Coin: Gold stater of Cunobelinus

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Unique ID: ESS-CCD046

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

Gold stater of Cunobelinus (c. 8 - 41 AD). ABC 2777, VA 1931, BMC 1784 - 803.

Obverse is CA in left field, MV in right. Corn ear with stalk between.

Reverse is horse right with CVNO below

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 8
Date to: Circa AD 41

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 5.3 g
Diameter: 16.4 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: Cunobelin
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Obverse description: CA in left field, M[V] in right. Ear of corn with stalk between.
Reverse description: Horse right
Reverse inscription: CVNO
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1329
Four figure Latitude: 51.91876637
Four figure longitude: 1.09592822
1:25K map: TM1329
1:10K map: TM12NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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