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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-162DCA

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An uninscribed Iron Age gold-plated stater (6.00g, 18.2mm) of Gallo Belgic (Gallic War) uniface type, attributed to the Ambiani and dating to 60-65 BC. Obverse: plain, Reverse: sinuous horse with pellet below. As ABC 16.

Notes:

There is damage to the flan which reveals a copper alloy core under the gold surface. This indicates that this example is likely to be a contemporary copy. As BM-3908FF.

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 65 BC
Date to: Circa 55 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.1 mm
Weight: 6 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Tribe: Ambiani
Geographic provenance: Continental Belgic
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 16
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: Surrey (County)
District: Reigate and Banstead (District)
Parish or ward: Horley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2944
Four figure Latitude: 51.1806873
Four figure longitude: -0.15578636
1:25K map: TQ2944
1:10K map: TQ24SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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