SF-6271A5: Iron Age coin: LFA Bury type of the East Anglian region

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-6271A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete uninscribed silver unit of the East Anglian region, dating c. 40-10 BC. Talbot's Bury large flan A (LFA) series, die-group 1A2. Obverse: male head left with braided hair, plant-stalk (?) issuing from mouth, wheel motif and pellet-in-ring motifs in front. Reverse: horse prancing right, pellet-in-ring behind mane, cross-shaped motif in front. See Talbot (2017) p. 170.

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
Width: 12.32 mm
Weight: 1.01 g
Diameter: 17.37 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 11th July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Obverse description: Male head left with braided hair, plant-stalk (?) issuing from mouth, wheel motif and pellet-in-ring motifs in front
Reverse description: Horse prancing right, pellet-in-ring behind mane, cross-shaped motif in front.
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Mid Suffolk (District)
To be known as: Wilby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 4 months ago

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