ESS-DE47C2: Iron Age Coin: gold quarter stater of Cunobelinus

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Unique ID: ESS-DE47C2

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Gold quarter stater of Cunobelinus. Iron Age date, c. 8 - 41 AD. ABC type 2819, VA 2017.

Obverse is heavily abraded, but Corn ear is visible with remains of inscription, CAM to left, [CV]N to right.

Reverse is horse rearing right, CVNO below on horizontal line

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 8
Date to: Circa AD 41

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 11.3 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Cunobelin
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Obverse description: Ear of corn
Obverse inscription: CAM / CVN
Reverse description: rearing horse right
Reverse inscription: CVNO
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Tendring (District)
Parish or ward: Beaumont-cum-Moze (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1625
Four figure Latitude: 51.88170238
Four figure longitude: 1.13697818
1:25K map: TM1625
1:10K map: TM12NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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