KENT-957329: Plated gold stater

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Unique ID: KENT-957329

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy core, possibly from a plated gold Iron Age stater of unclear type, perhaps dating to the period c.60-20 BC. Obverse type is illegible or blank. Reverse type possibly depicting a stylised horse? Small areas of the gold plating remain visible on both faces, however the original type is unclear.

Measurements: 15.59mm in diameter, 3.74mm thick and 3.62g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.74 mm
Weight: 3.62 g
Diameter: 15.59 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Obverse description: Illegible or blank
Reverse description: Pellets above and pointed oval behind?
Degree of wear: Extremely worn: poor
Status: Contemporary copy (Core of plated copy)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: Effingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1151
Four figure Latitude: 51.24738112
Four figure longitude: -0.41103226
1:25K map: TQ1151
1:10K map: TQ15SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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