KENT-2C004A: Gallic import gold quarter staer

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Unique ID: KENT-2C004A

Object type certainty: Certain
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An iron age Gallo-Bellic, Bellovaci imported gold quarter stater of broad flan Left type, dating c.150-50 BC, GB1-3. ABC 31,

Obverse: Flamboyant wreathed head left.
Reverse: Horse left, flower below, pellets above.

Measurements: diameter: 13.17mm, thickness: 1.28mm, weight: 1.81g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 150 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.28 mm
Weight: 1.81 g
Diameter: 13.17 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Bellovaci
Geographic provenance: Continental Belgic
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 20.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 31
Obverse description: Flamboyant wreathed head left
Reverse description: Horse left, flower below and line of pellets right from back.
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Denton with Wootton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2446
Four figure Latitude: 51.169354
Four figure longitude: 1.20282458
1:25K map: TR2446
1:10K map: TR24NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Cottam, E., de Jersey, P., Rudd, C. and Sills, J. 2010 Ancient British Coins Aylsham Chris Rudd

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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