HAMP-CBC73C: Iron Age coin : Gallo Belgic quarter stater of the Bellovaci

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-CBC73C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Iron Age gold Gallo-Belgic quarter stater, probably attributed to the Bellovaci, dating to the period c.175-60 BC, Gallo-Belgic Broad flan Ab (possibly Sills Class 5a). Obverse: Wreathed head left. Reverse: Stylised horse left, pellet rosette below. cf. Sills, p. 147, no. 311; ABC, p. 29, no. 31.

Notes:

Submitted for consideration as Treasure with HAMP-BCCEAC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Declared Treasure but returned to Finder as Museum unable to acquire

Treasure details

Treasure case tracking number: 2019T106

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 175 BC
Date to: Circa 60 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.74 g
Diameter: 14.4 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form WINCM 727
Treasure case number: 2019T106

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Tribe: Bellovaci
Geographic provenance: Continental Belgic
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 20.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 31
Obverse description: Wreathed head left.
Reverse description: Stylised horse left, pellet rosette below
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Sills, Gaulish and Early British Gold Coinage : cf. p. 147, no. 311
  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 29, no. 31

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: SU7202
Four figure Latitude: 50.81308425
Four figure longitude: -0.97940201
1:25K map: SU7202
1:10K map: SU70SW
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

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Audit data

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Updated: 3 months ago

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