SF-61A4D8: Iron Age coin:  core of a gold stater of the Iceni/East Anglian region.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-61A4D8

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper-alloy Iron Age core of a gold stater of the Iceni/East Anglian region, dating to 60-20 BC (Norfolk Wolf). Obverse: unclear. Reverse: wolf left, jaws open, bird on the back and pellets and crescent above. Cf. ABC p. 78, nos. 1396, 1399.

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 60 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.67 mm
Weight: 4.21 g
Diameter: 16.83 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 10th September 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's reference: Steeple Bumpstead, Field A, no.236.

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Obverse description: Unclear
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Wolf left, jaws open, bird on the back and pellets and crescent above.
Reverse inscription: -
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Core of plated copy)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Braintree (District)
To be known as: Steeple Bumpstead

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Updated: 9 months ago

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