SUR-CA4497: Celtic silver unit, Atrebates

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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-CA4497

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age uninscribed silver unit (13.7mm, 1.3g) of the Southern Atrebates and Regni / southern region, dating from c. 50-20 BC. Chichester Lyre type, possibly imitating continental issues. Obverse; devolved bust right with crescent-shaped hair curls. Reverse; horse facing right, pellet in ring above, ring and pellets in front, devolved comb or lyre below. Compares favourably to Bean's type QsT1-6 (Bean 2000, p. 70, fig. 3.8, p. 232), CCI 18.0567 and ABC 650.

Similar to other examples on the PAS database PUBLIC-58C3B7, SUR-832149, PUBLIC-6FC686 and HAMP-78A1A6. The distribution of these coins is limited to West Sussex and parts of Hampshire, with several known from Hayling Island.

Find of note status

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

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 13.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 24th February 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Celtic Coin Index Number: 18.0567
Denomination: Unit (silver)
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 650
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Odiham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7250
Four figure Latitude: 51.24464032
Four figure longitude: -0.96988184
1:25K map: SU7250
1:10K map: SU75SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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