SF-448331: Iron Age coin: gold quarter stater of the Eastern Region

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Unique ID: SF-448331

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold uninscribed quarter stater of the Eastern region, dating c. 60-40 BC. Rudd's 'Clacton Dragon' type, ABC 2353. This coin appears to be the first of its type on the PAS database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa 40 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.43 g
Diameter: 13.09 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 8th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2353
Obverse description: 'Three men in a boat' design, four petalled motif to left
Reverse description: Central bar with 'dragonesque' elements, symbols above and below
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Exning

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
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 5 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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