KENT-1238FA: 1/4 stater of Cunobelin

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-1238FA

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold Iron Age quarter stater of Cunobelin (AD 8-41), attributed to the Catuvellauni and Trinovantes. Cunobelinus 'plastic' type, Dating to the period c. AD 8-41. Obverse: corn ear without central stalk, CA to left, MV to right. Reverse: horse rearing right, dashes for mane, branch and pellets above, CVN below. ABC no, 2816, BMC no. 1846-1848, VA 2015. Striking of this coin seems to have been weak, with the obverse and elements of the reverse poorly defined.

Measurements: 10.88mm in diameter, 2.33mm thick and 1.36g in weight.

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 8
Date to: Circa AD 41

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.33 mm
Weight: 1.36 g
Diameter: 10.88 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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
British Museum Catalogue type: 1846-1848x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 2015.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2816
Obverse description: corn ear without central stalk
Obverse inscription: CA - MV
Reverse description: horse rearing right, dashes for mane, branch and pellets above,
Reverse inscription: CVN
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 2816
  • BMC : 1846-1848
  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 2015

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: Daventry (District)
Parish or ward: Ashby St. Ledgers (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5768
Four figure Latitude: 52.30716606
Four figure longitude: -1.16541306
1:25K map: SP5768
1:10K map: SP56NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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