LEIC-076734: Iron age Copper alloy? stater core or unit

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-076734

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A probable core of a plated(?) contemporary copy of an uninscribed Iron Age stater of the Southern Region / Belgae, dating to the period c.60-20 BC, 'Cheriton Wheel' type. Obverse: Wreath, cloak and crescents, many pellets below cloak. Reverse: Triple-tailed horse right, wheel below, charioteer's arms above. As ABC, p. 58, no. 758; BMC no. 446

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 60 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.2 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott
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)
Tribe: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: British Not defined (early uninscribed)
British Museum Catalogue type: no. 446x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 758
Obverse description: Wreath, cloak and crescents, many pellets below cloak.
Reverse description: Triple-tailed horse right, wheel below, charioteer's arms above
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 58, no. 758

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4949
Four figure Latitude: 51.23808422
Four figure longitude: -1.29949303
1:25K map: SU4949
1:10K map: SU44NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 15 days ago
Updated: 14 days ago

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