SF-154B4C: Iron Age coin: gold quarter stater of the Atrebates

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COIN

Unique ID: SF-154B4C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold quarter stater of the Atrebates, dating c. 60-20 BC. Rudd's 'Selsey Dahlia' type, 'damaged die' subtype. ABC no. 506.

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
Weight: 1.29 g
Diameter: 15.77 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 10th October 2018

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 506
Obverse description: Damaged die, probably originally a pattern of 'cloaks' and crescents in angles of wreath
Obverse inscription: Triple tailed horse prancing right, wheel motif between legs, flower above hindquarters, pellet-in-ring motifs around
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: East Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: Fordham

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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