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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-69F0E7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver uninscribed Iron Age unit of the East Anglian region / Iceni, dating to the period c.20 BC-AD 40, 'Norfolk Boar Phallic' type. Obverse: Stylised boar right, single front leg, spear in front piercing ears, pellet below. Reverse: Horse right, pellet triads either side of a wheel above, phallic motif with pellet triads below. As ABC, p. 85, no. 1582; BMC nos. 3473-3511.

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 20 BC
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.05 g
Diameter: 13.48 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 30th November 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Ted Pratt
Identified by: Mr Ted Pratt
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
British Museum Catalogue type: nos. 3473-3511x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1582
Obverse description: Stylised boar right, single front leg, spear in front piercing ears, pellet below.
Reverse description: Horse right, pellet triads either side of a wheel above, phallic motif with pellet triads below
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 85, no. 1582

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
Parish or ward: Beck Row, Holywell Row and Kenny Hill (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL7077
Four figure Latitude: 52.36468196
Four figure longitude: 0.49535023
1:25K map: TL7077
1:10K map: TL77NW
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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