DOR-9025AC:

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COIN

Unique ID: DOR-9025AC

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An Iron Age early uninscribed British South Western B 'Chute' type gold stater. Obverse: Stylised wreath and crescents. Reverse: Stylised horse, head to left, pellets above, pellets with spiral arms below.
Reference: Van Arsdell 1205; BMC 35-76 cf no.57; ABC 746 ; Allen BRI B; Evans B5 ; Mack 32
Date: Late Iron Age - c. 80 - 60 BC Diameter: 19.60 mm Weight: 6.03 g Die axis: 6
Coins of this type were produced in the Dorset-Wiltshire-Isle of Wight area in around 80-60
BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 80 BC
Date to: Circa 60 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 6.03 g
Diameter: 19.6 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sarah Kelman
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCMS 017525

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
British Museum Catalogue type: 35 - 76 cf.no.57x
Allen Type: BRI B
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1205
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 746
Obverse description: Stylised wreath and crescents
Obverse inscription: N\A
Reverse description: Stylised horse, head to left, pellets above, pellets with spiral arms below
Reverse inscription: N\A
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
To be known as: Okeford Fitzpaine

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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