NARC-BF2163: NARC-BF2163 : Stater : Catuvellauni

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-BF2163

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete gold Stater of the Catuvellauni, dating to the period 60-20 BC. Uninscribed British L, 'Middle Whaddon Chase, Big Wheel' type of the Eastern (North Thames) region.

ABC (2010) no. 2442, BMC no. 331-335, VA 1487.

Diameter: 17.80mm, Thickness: 2.92mm, Weight: 5.5g.

The coin is missing two small portions of its outer flan at 6 ad 9 O'clock

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 60 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.92 mm
Weight: 5.5 g
Diameter: 17.8 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Stater (gold)
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 331-335x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1487.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2442
Obverse description: Crossed wreaths, outline crescents back-to-back at centre
Reverse description: horse right, wing motif above, wheel below, sun ahead
Die axis measurement: 1 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northamptonshire (County)
District: East Northamptonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Titchmarsh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL0277
Four figure Latitude: 52.38154579
Four figure longitude: -0.50286629
1:25K map: TL0277
1:10K map: TL07NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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