PUBLIC-8AAD42: Late Iron Age silver unit

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-8AAD42

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A struck uninscribed silver coin of the Corieltavi, boar-horse type, circa 60 BC to AD 100. In good condition, the obverse has a boar facing right with a circle and central dot between its legs.It stands on a row of dots beneath which is a row of short vertical lines. The reverse has a horse facing left disappearing at the edge of the coin. Above the horse is a double circle with a central dot. Diameter 15mm, thickness 0.9mm weight 1.13g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.9 mm
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Brian Porter
Identified by: Mr Brian Porter

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Tribe: Corieltavi
Geographic provenance: British North Eastern
Obverse description: Crested boar facing right, circle with central dot between legs, standing on a row of dots beneath which is a row of short vertical lines.
Reverse description: Maned horse galloping left disappearing at the coin rim, with a double circle and central dot above.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Reepham area

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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