IOW-1730C4: Iron Age Coin: Gold 'three men in a boat' Quarter Stater of the Durotriges

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COIN

Unique ID: IOW-1730C4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Iron Age gold quarter stater of the Durotriges / South Western region, dating to the period 60-20 BC, 'Duro Boat Bird' type.

Obverse: 'Three men in a boat' design; pellet rosette to left.

Reverse: Zigzag thunderbolt across field; Y shape and other objects to either side.

Diameter: 10.8mm. Weight: 1.50g.

ABC (Rudd) p. 112, no. 2205; BMC 414-18.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.5 g
Diameter: 10.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 4th November 2018 - Sunday 4th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-2-131

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
British Museum Catalogue type: 414-18x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2205
Obverse description: 'Three men in a boat' design; pellet rosette to left
Reverse description: Zigzag thunderbolt across field; Y shape and other objects to either side
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 112, no. 2205
  • BMC : 414-18

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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