OXON-289D99: Iron Age coin: Whaddon Chase stater

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-289D99

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete Iron Age gold stater of the Eastern region Catuvellauni tribe, a Whaddon Chase / British LB type issued in the North Thames area in about 60 - 20 BC. ABC 2442.

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
Date from: Exactly 60 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.8 mm
Weight: 5.5 g
Diameter: 16 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2019.279

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2442
Obverse description: Abstract crossed wreaths, outline crescents back to back in centre
Reverse description: Horse advancing right, wing motif above, wheel below
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Cuddesdon and Denton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP5904
Four figure Latitude: 51.73161733
Four figure longitude: -1.14709278
1:25K map: SP5904
1:10K map: SP50SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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