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COIN

Unique ID: CAM-0C6F51

Object type certainty: Certain
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An extremely rare uninscribed Scyphate Gallo Belgic Quarter Gold Stater. Similar to the Ingoldishthorpe type (Spinks ref. - 39A - 39B}. Also similar to the British variant O type (a derivative of the Gallo-Belgic D type) that is often attributed to the Durotriges (as in Hobbs catalogue ref. 415).

Notes:

One other example very similar found at Snettisham. Ref John Allen, The Snettisham find, in Numismatic Chronicle, 6th series, vol VIII, 1984, p 234, no 13.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 70 BC
Date to: 90 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.13 mm
Weight: 1.28 g
Diameter: 9.46 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 15th October 2004

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Chris Montague
Identified by:
Secondary identifier: Mr Chris Montague

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Ely & District Metal Detector Club

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Uncertain
Obverse description: Tree-Boat design
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Sun-set like motif
Reverse inscription: None
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
Parish or ward: Christchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL5098
Four figure Latitude: 52.559166
Four figure longitude: 0.211299
1:25K map: TL5098
1:10K map: TL59NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
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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Recording Institution: CAM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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