SF-A6620A: Iron Age coin: silver plated unit of the Iceni

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-A6620A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver plated half unit (copper-alloy cored) of the East Anglian region/Iceni, dating c. AD 10-45. Rudd's 'Mini Ece' type, c.f ABC 1687. A solid silver example of this coin has been recorded as SF-C3C112.

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 AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 45

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.47 g
Diameter: 10.59 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 7th November 2018

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Half unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: ECE
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1687
Obverse description: Opposed crescents within lozenge
Obverse inscription: Horse prancing right, ECE below
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Forest Heath (District)
To be known as: Freckenham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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