SF-9839E4: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-9839E4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

East Anglia (Iceni). Silver unit, Pattern/Horse type probably inscribed ECEN (see BM 4033-4215). The metal is very debased, with bronze-like corrosion and the flan is irregular. Probable contemporary copy?

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 50

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.3 mm
Width: 11 mm
Weight: 0.85 g
Diameter: 14.3 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st February 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Judith Plouviez
Identified by: Judith Plouviez

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ECEN/ECE
Obverse description: Opposed crescents
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Horse facing right, two pellets below
Reverse inscription: [ECEN] (possible)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
Parish or ward: Freckenham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6673
Four figure Latitude: 52.329979
Four figure longitude: 0.434685
1:25K map: TL6673
1:10K map: TL67SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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