SF-5031D2: ABC578

Rights Holder: Alexander Bliss
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Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
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Unique ID: SF-5031D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A gold quarter stater of the Southern region/Atrebates and Regni, probably dating c. 45-10 BC. Rudd's 'Ratham Dotty Wreath' type, ABC 578.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 45 BC
Date to: Circa 10 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.22 g
Diameter: 12.04 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th August 2018

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Alex Bliss
Identified by: Mr Alex Bliss

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): 578
Obverse description: Oblique wreath with crescent, 'wing' and ring-dot motifs
Reverse description: Triple tailed horse prancing right, pellet-in-ring motif between legs, flower above horse's back, another pellet-in-ring motif under the horse's head
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Chichester (District)
Parish or ward: Compton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7615
Four figure Latitude: 50.92945493
Four figure longitude: -0.91993923
1:25K map: SU7615
1:10K map: SU71NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 4 months ago

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