GLO-5E1A09: GLO-5E1A09 Iron Age coin

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COIN

Unique ID: GLO-5E1A09

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

~~Copper alloy contemporary forgery of an uninscribed Weston silver unit 'Cotswold Eagle' Date 40BC-20BC Obverse: Abstract head facing right Reverse: Abstract horse facing left with trefoil below and ring-and-dot above.

~~Traces of a silver coating is present on both sides

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 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.21 g
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st July 2017 - Sunday 1st April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Kurt Adams
Identified by: Mr Kurt Adams

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Dobunni
Geographic provenance: British Western
Obverse description: Abstract head facing right
Reverse description: Abstract horse facing left with trefoil below and ring-and-dot above
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Contemporary copy (Plated copy)
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Tewkesbury (District)
Parish or ward: Alderton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9931
Four figure Latitude: 51.97746391
Four figure longitude: -2.0159684
1:25K map: SO9931
1:10K map: SO93SE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: GLO
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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