IOW-A683BB: Iron Age Coin: Gold Stater of the Southern Region / Regini and Atrebates

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Unique ID: IOW-A683BB

Object type certainty: Certain
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An iron Age gold uninscribed stater of the Southern Region / Regini and Atrebates, dating to the period c. 80-50 BC, 'Westerham South' type.

Obverse: Wreath motif with crescents and cloak.

Reverse: Disjointed horse left, stick legs and many pellets above.

Length: 20.8mm; width: 18.3mm. Weight: 6.21g. DA=12:4.

As ABC p. 47, no. 483; BMC nos. 24-32.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 80 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.8 mm
Width: 18.3 mm
Weight: 6.21 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th June 2018 - Sunday 10th June 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-2-52

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
British Museum Catalogue type: 24-32x
Obverse description: Wreath motif with crescents and cloak
Reverse description: Disjointed horse left, stick legs and many pellets above
Die axis measurement: 4 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 47, no. 483
  • BMC : nos. 24-32

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Updated: 5 months ago

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