SF-3127D8: SF-3127D8

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Unique ID: SF-3127D8

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Central Gaulish copper-alloy coin struck on a cast flan, probably of the Pictones, dating to the c.1st century BC. Obverse: Head left. Reverse: Horse advancing left, rosette above, annulet(?) between forelegs. As Allen, 1995: pp. 78-79, nos. S191-194.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa 1 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.32 mm
Weight: 2.57 g
Diameter: 16.88 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: WMH 005

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain (copper alloy)
Tribe: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: Continental Gaulish (West Central)
Obverse description: Head left
Reverse description: Horse advancing left, rosette above, annulet(?) between forelegs
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Allen (CCBM) : pp. 78-79, nos. S191-194

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Wenhaston with Mells Hamlet

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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