OXON-2913B2: Iron Age coin: Quarter stater of the Catevellauni

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Unique ID: OXON-2913B2

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A complete Iron Age gold uninscribed quarter stater of Tasciovanus (Tasci) struck by the Catevellauni and dating to the period 25 BC - AD 10. Obv. crossed wreath with back to back crescents; The reverse depicts a horse right with symbols above. ABC No 2595, Van Arsdell 1692, British Museum Catalogue 1641.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Exactly 25 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 1.4 g
Diameter: 10.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 26th August 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: OXPAS2019.280

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1641x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2595
Obverse description: Crossed wreath with back to back crescents.
Reverse description: Horse right with symbols / lettering above and around
Status: Regular

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: Kingston Bagpuize with Southmoor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU3995
Four figure Latitude: 51.65244492
Four figure longitude: -1.43767284
1:25K map: SU3995
1:10K map: SU39NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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