SF-71D9B8: Iron Age coin: silver Unit of the Iceni/East Anglian region.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-71D9B8

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age silver Unit of the Iceni/East Anglian region, dating to AD 10-40 (Norfolk Boar Phallic). Obverse: stylised boar right, spear in front piercing ears, pellet rosette or rings of pellets above, pellet below. Reverse: horse prancing right, pellet triads either side of wheel above, phallic motif between pellet triads below. ABC p. 85, no. 1582.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Weight: 0.73 g
Diameter: 13.06 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th September 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1582
Obverse description: Stylised boar right, spear in front piercing ears, pellet rosette or rings of pellets above, pellet below.
Obverse inscription: -
Reverse description: horse prancing right, pellet triads either side of wheel above, phallic motif between pellet triads below.
Reverse inscription: -
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 85, no. 1582.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Hacheston

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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