BUC-F1DAB2: Iron Age coin: Silver unit of the Catuvellauni

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COIN

Unique ID: BUC-F1DAB2

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age silver unit of the North Thames region, attributed to the Catuvellauni and the Trinovantes tribe, struck under Cunobelinus. Dating to c. AD 8-41. 'Cunobelinus Hunters' type. Obverse: Hercules right, club in right hand, lion skin on shoulders. CVNOBELINVS around. Reverse: Diana standing left, dog at side and bow in left hand. TASIIOVANTIS around. ABC 2879, BMC 1886-88

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 8
Date to: Circa AD 41

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 12.9 mm
Width: 12.6 mm
Weight: 1.24 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4927

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Cunobelin
Tribe: Catuvellauni and Trinovantes
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 2063.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2879
Obverse description: Hercules right, club in hand, lion skin on shoulders
Obverse inscription: CVNOBELINVS
Reverse description: Diana standing left, dog at side and bow in left hand
Reverse inscription: TASCIIOVANTIS
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 2879
  • BMC : 1886-88

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Slapton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9221
Four figure Latitude: 51.87998552
Four figure longitude: -0.66486746
1:25K map: SP9221
1:10K map: SP92SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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