SF-2DD852: Iron Age coin: gold quarter stater of the Eastern Region

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-2DD852

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold uninscribed quarter stater of the Eastern region, dating c. 50-20 BC. Rudd's 'Beaded Trophy' type, c.f ABC 2243. Obverse: plain. Reverse: 'trophy' on triangular base, 'S' motif to each side, flanked by cross-hatched 'box' motifs.

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
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 9.54 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 27th July 2018

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2243
Obverse description: blank
Reverse description: 'trophy' on triangular base, 'S' motif to each side, flanked by cross-hatched 'box' motifs.
Status: Regular

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: Hemingstone

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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