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Unique ID: HAMP-BCE0B5

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An Iron Age copper-alloy unit, Gallic import of the Carnutes, dating to the period c.80-50 BC, 'Eagle and Snake' type. Obverse: Head right. Reverse: Eagle right, with eaglet and snake. As ABC, p. 32, no. 109; BMC nos. 128-139.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 80 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.82 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 734

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Tribe: Carnutes
Geographic provenance: Continental Gaulish (West Central)
British Museum Catalogue type: 128-139x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 109
Obverse description: Head right within pellet border.
Reverse description: Eagle right, with eaglet and snake
Die axis measurement: 10 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 32, no. 109

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Havant (District)
Parish or ward: Hayling East (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7203
Four figure Latitude: 50.82207534
Four figure longitude: -0.97920605
1:25K map: SU7203
1:10K map: SU70SW
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

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Updated: 7 months ago

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