SF-161EBC: Belgic coin: stater of the Ambiani.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-161EBC

Object type certainty: Certain
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An imported gold Iron Age stater of the Ambiani/Gallia Belgica, dating to c. 60-50 BC (Gallic war uniface). Obverse: plain. Reverse: sinuous horse right. As ABC p. 28, no. 16.

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 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.86 mm
Weight: 6.14 g
Diameter: 18.85 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 13th July 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: Continental Belgic
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 16
Obverse description: Plain
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: Sinuous horse right.
Reverse inscription: -
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : no.16

Spatial metadata

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

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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Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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