DOR-A407A9: Iron Age coin: Silver quarter stater (SW uninscribed)

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Unique ID: DOR-A407A9

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Silver quarter stater of the British Iron Age. South Western uninscribed (Durotrigian) geometric type dating to 50 BC - AD 10.
Reference: BMC cf. 2763, ABC 2211, VA 1249/1260
Diameter: 12.29 mm
Weight: 0.67 g
Die axis: 12

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: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.67 g
Diameter: 12.29 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rachel Mowbray
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Quarter stater (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Durotriges
Geographic provenance: British South Western
British Museum Catalogue type: cf 2763x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1260.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2211
Obverse description: Extremely worn "three men in a boat"
Obverse inscription: N/A
Reverse description: Zig zag with lines of pellets parallel to the right, annulets to left.
Reverse inscription: N/A
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • BMC : 2763

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tarrant Rushton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9406
Four figure Latitude: 50.85348334
Four figure longitude: -2.08660549
1:25K map: ST9406
1:10K map: ST90NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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