DOR-A88BFB: Iron Age Coin: Copper alloy stater of the British Iron Age, SW uninscribed (Durotrigian) type

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-A88BFB

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A copper stater of the British Iron Age dating to c. 20 BC to AD 40 . South Western uninscribed (Durotrigian ) type. A stylised wreath on the obverse and a stylised horse on the reverse.
Reference: ABC 2175, VA 1290, BMC cf.2790 - 2859
Diameter: 17.32 mm
Weight: 2.10 g
Die axis: uncertain

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 20 BC
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17.32 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017507

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
British Museum Catalogue type: 2790 - 2859x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1290.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2169
Obverse description: Stylised wreath
Obverse inscription: N/A
Reverse description: Stylised horse with pellets above
Reverse inscription: N/A
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Powerstock (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY5297
Four figure Latitude: 50.77058722
Four figure longitude: -2.6820551
1:25K map: SY5297
1:10K map: SY57SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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