BH-438173: Iron Age coin: unit of Tasciovanus

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Unique ID: BH-438173

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A copper-alloy bronze unit of the North Thames Region/Catuvellauni in the name of Tasciovanus dating to the period c. 20 BC-AD 10. Tasciovanus Pegasus Trefoil type. Obverse: head right; Legend: [TASC] in front. Reverse: Pegasus left, trefoil above. Legend: VIR below. As ABC no. 2664, VA 1711, BMC 1688-1689.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 20 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 14th March 2017 - Tuesday 14th March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Tasciovanus
Tribe: Catuvellauni
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1688-1689x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1711.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2664
Obverse description: Head right
Obverse inscription: [TASC]
Reverse description: Pegasus left, trefoil above
Reverse inscription: VIR
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: North Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Wallington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2934
Four figure Latitude: 51.98948027
Four figure longitude: -0.12274292
1:25K map: TL2934
1:10K map: TL23SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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