OXON-28DB93: Iron Age coin: Quarter stater of the Durotriges

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COIN

Unique ID: OXON-28DB93

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Iron Age gold uninscribed quarter state of the South Western Region / Durotriges, dating to the period c. 80-50 BC, 'Duro Boat Gold' type. Obverse: 'Three men in a boat' design, pellet rosette to left. Reverse: Zigzag across field, Y shaped and uncertain objects to each side. ABC 2205.

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 80 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.4 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 11.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 15th April 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: OXPAS2019.280

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2205
Obverse description: Three men in a boat' design; pellet rosette to left
Reverse description: Zigzag thunderbolt across field; Y shape and other objects to either side
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: Besselsleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP4501
Four figure Latitude: 51.70594153
Four figure longitude: -1.35018019
1:25K map: SP4501
1:10K map: SP40SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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