ESS-805764: Iron Age coin: silver unit of the Iceni

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-805764

Object type certainty: Certain
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A silver unit of Iron Age date of the Iceni. ABC1591.

Obverse: Crescent corn ears. Opposing crescents and pellet in ring motifs at centre of four corn ears, pellet triad in each quarter.

Reverse: Curvy horse motif facing left, part of six spoke wheel above.

Reverse struck off-centre upward to right so part is lost.

Rudd, C (2010) Ancient British Coins, Aylsham: Chris Rudd Aylsham 2010 (p.85)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.3 mm
Weight: 0.76 g
Diameter: 12.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 4th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Imogen Hubner
Identified by: Miss Imogen Hubner

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (silver)
Tribe: Iceni
Geographic provenance: British East Anglia
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1591
Obverse description: Crescent corn ears. Opposing crescents and pellet in ring motifs at centre of four corn ears, pellet triad in each quarter.
Reverse description: Curvy horse motif facing left, part of six spoke wheel above.
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: East Hertfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Much Hadham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL4417
Four figure Latitude: 51.83305556
Four figure longitude: 0.08845804
1:25K map: TL4417
1:10K map: TL41NW
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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