SF-E0537B: iron Age coin: quarter stater of Cunobelinus.

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-E0537B

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold quarter stater of the Iron Age period, struck by Cunobelinus of the Catuvellauni-Trinovantes tribe/North Thames region, dating to c. AD 10-40 (Cunobelinus Plastic). Obverse: Corn ear without central stalk, CAM to left, CVN to right. Reverse: horse rearing right, dashes for mane, branch above, CVN below. As ABC p. 137, no. 2819.

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 10
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.21 mm
Weight: 1.31 g
Diameter: 11.48 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 13th December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Riccardo Caravello
Identified by: Mr Riccardo Caravello

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Cunobelin
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2819
Mint or issue place: Colchester |
Obverse description: Corn ear without central stalk, CAM to left, CVN to right.
Obverse inscription: CAM-CVN
Reverse description: Horse rearing right, dashes for mane, branch above, CVN below.
Reverse inscription: CVN
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 137, no. 2819.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Hacheston

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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