BH-250D28: Iron Age coin: gold quarter stater of the Regini and Atrebates

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COIN

Unique ID: BH-250D28

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete Iron Age gold quarter stater of the Regini and Atrebates (Southern Region) struck by an unknown ruler dating to the period c. 60-50 BC. 'Selsey Dahlia' type. The obverse die is damaged, almost plain. The reverse depicts a triple-tailed horse facing right with no mane, a floral sun above and a wheel below. ABC, p.48, 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 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 13.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st February 2019 - Thursday 28th February 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: Quarter stater (gold)
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 506
Obverse description: Damaged die, almost plain
Reverse description: Triple-tailed horse right, no mane, floral sun above, wheel below
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
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: Benington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL2824
Four figure Latitude: 51.89985105
Four figure longitude: -0.14101718
1:25K map: TL2824
1:10K map: TL22SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the 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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Recording Institution: BH
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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