SF-C9EDC5: Iron Age coin: debased gold quarter stater attributed to Addedomaros

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Unique ID: SF-C9EDC5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A debased gold quarter stater of the Eastern region (attributed to Addedomaros) dating c. 40-20 BC. Rudd's 'Addedomaros Floral' type, ABC 2529. The blackish appearance of the coin's surface suggests a considerable content of silver and copper.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.19 g
Diameter: 13.62 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 27th August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: ADDEDOMAROS
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 2417-2421x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2529
Obverse description: Flower of four leaves and rings around central pellet-in-annulet
Reverse description: Horse prancing right, pellet-in-ring motifs in front of horse's muzzle, between legs and under tail
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Horringer

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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