SF-BA1109: Iron Age coin: contemporary copy of a silver unit of Cunobelinus/North Thames region.

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Unique ID: SF-BA1109

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy contemporary copy of an Iron Age silver unit, copying a coin of Cunobelinus/North Thames region, dating to AD 10-40. Obverse: winged bust right [C]V[NO] in front. Reverse: shinx seated left, [TA]S[CIO] in front. Copying ABC p. 138, no. 2870.

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 10
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.45 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 13.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 31st October 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Cunobelin
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2870
Obverse description: Winged bust right in front.
Obverse inscription: [C]V[NO]
Reverse description: Shinx seated left,
Reverse inscription: [TA]S[CIO]
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 138, no. 2870.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Wickham Streith

References cited

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