HAMP-8B6CA7: Iron Age coin : uninscribed silver stater of the Durotriges

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COIN

Unique ID: HAMP-8B6CA7

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age uninscribed silver stater of South-Western type, attributed to the Durotriges. Rudd's 'Cranborne Chase' type (ABC 2157), dating to c.58 BC - AD 43.
Reference: ABC 2157; BMC 2525-46; Van Arsdell 1235.1

Notes:

The silver content of these staters can vary over a quite wide range perhaps from 70% to 30%, those with a higher silver content likely to be earlier in the series.

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 58 BC
Date to: Circa AD 43

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 4.59 g
Diameter: 19.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hampshire Cultural Trust Object Entry Form HMHCT 262

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
British Museum Catalogue type: 2525-46x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1235.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2157
Obverse description: Abstract head of Apollo right.
Reverse description: Disjointed horse facing left [with rectangular head], body of crescents, two visible vertical legs, c.twelve pellets above, one pellet below. Three horizontal lines for tail, oval-pellet-in-oval-ring above.
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tarrant Crawford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9203
Four figure Latitude: 50.82648133
Four figure longitude: -2.11495114
1:25K map: ST9203
1:10K map: ST90SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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