SUR-E0AB57: Danebury Spear silver unit

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Unique ID: SUR-E0AB57

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An Iron Age silver "Danebury Spear" silver unit (14.7mm, 1.35g) of the Belgae / southern region and dating to 65-40 BC. Obverse: boar facing left with spearhead in front, four pelleted crescents above. Reverse: horse galloping left with pelletal sun above. ABC 869.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 65 BC
Date to: Circa 40 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Weight: 1.35 g
Diameter: 14.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th March 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Geographic provenance: British Southern
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 867.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 869
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Hurstbourne Priors (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4147
Four figure Latitude: 51.22073082
Four figure longitude: -1.41430842
1:25K map: SU4147
1:10K map: SU44NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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