DEV-85B967: Iron Age coin: quarter stater of Durotrigian type

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COIN

Unique ID: DEV-85B967

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A silver Iron Age quarter stater of the South Western region / Durotriges, dating to the period c.60-20 BC, Duro Boat Bird type. Obverse: 'Three men in a boat' design, pellet rosette to left. Reverse: Zig-zag across field, Y-shaped and uncertain objects to each side. As ABC, p. 112, no. 2208; BMC nos. 2734-2747.

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 60 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 1.06 g
Diameter: 11.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st September 2018 - Thursday 18th October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Identified by: Dr Lucy Shipley
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC Receipt 017894

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (silver)
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
British Museum Catalogue type: Nos. 2734-2747x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2208
Obverse description: 'Three men in a boat' design, pellet rosette to left.
Reverse description: Zig-zag across field, Y-shaped and uncertain objects to each side.
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tarrant Crawford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9202
Four figure Latitude: 50.81748884
Four figure longitude: -2.11492901
1:25K map: ST9202
1:10K map: ST90SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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