KENT-B61C81: Gold quarter stater of the Iceni

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-B61C81

Object type certainty: Probably
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An Iron Age gold quarter stater of the East Anglian region / Iceni tribe, dating to c. 40-10 BC, probably 'Irstead Smiler' type. Obverse: Latticed square on opposed crescents, projecting branch above and below, pellet in ring to each side. Reverse: Horse stepping right, open head, outline crescent and pellet in two rings three pellets in triangle above horse's head. ABC no.1480, BMC 3437-3438, Mack type: M404.

Measurements: Diameter: 10.80mm, thickness: 1.40m, weight:1.11g

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 40 BC
Date to: Circa 10 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.11 g
Diameter: 10.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mags Erwin
Identified by: Ms Mags Erwin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: 3457-38x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1480
Obverse description: Latticed square on opposed crescents, projecting branch above and below, pellet in ring to each side.
Reverse description: Horse stepping right, open head, outline crescent and pellet in two rings three pellets in triangle above horse's head.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 1480

Spatial data

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 12 months ago
Updated: 10 months ago

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