DENO-1E88D5: Iron Age coin: stater of the Trinovantes

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Unique ID: DENO-1E88D5

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age gold stater of the North Thames region / Trinovantes, dating to c.5 BC - AD 10, Dubnovellaunos Branch type. Obverse: Wreath, outline crescents back to back at centre, pellet in ring each side. Reverse: [DVBNOVIILLAVN] Horse left, branch below, pellet below tail. ABC, pg. 121, no. 2392; BMC no. 2425-40. Diameter 16.79mm, thickness 3.29mm and weight 5.39g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 5 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.29 mm
Weight: 5.39 g
Diameter: 16.79 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 28th September 2018 - Sunday 30th September 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Meghan King
Identified by: Miss Meghan King

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8898

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Dubnovellaunos
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2392
Obverse description: Wreath, outline crescents back to back at centre, pellet in ring to each side.
Reverse description: Horse left, branch below, pellet below tail.
Reverse inscription: [DVBNOVIILLAVN]
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Colchester (District)
Parish or ward: Langham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM0132
Four figure Latitude: 51.95016096
Four figure longitude: 0.9234343
1:25K map: TM0132
1:10K map: TM03SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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