BH-7C4F24: Iron Age coin: stater of the Ambiani

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-7C4F24

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete gold Iron Age imported Gallic uniface stater of the Ambiani dating to the period c.60-50 BC. Obverse: plain. Reverse: Sinuous horse right, pellet below, pellets above, eye shaped motif behind. As ABC, p. 28, no. 16.

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 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 5.98 g
Diameter: 18.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2018 - Tuesday 29th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Matthew Fittock
Identified by: Mr Matthew Fittock

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Tribe: Ambiani
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 16
Obverse description: Plain
Reverse description: Sinuous horse right, pellet below, pellets above, eye shaped motif behind
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Marston Moretaine (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP9941
Four figure Latitude: 52.05854622
Four figure longitude: -0.55744751
1:25K map: SP9941
1:10K map: SP94SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Updated: 2 months ago

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