ESS-72D583: Iron Age coin: gold quarter stater of gallo-belgic origin

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COIN

Unique ID: ESS-72D583

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Iron age gold quarter stater of the Ambiani, Gallo-Belgic in origin. Broad flan type left type, as ABC type 28, c. 175 - 60 BC

Obverse: Wreathed head right. Reverse: Stylised horse right, pellet motif above

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 175 BC
Date to: Circa 60 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.1 mm
Weight: 1.68 g
Diameter: 13.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th January 2019

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Ms Sophie Flynn
Identified by: Ms Sophie Flynn

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Tribe: Ambiani
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 28
Obverse description: Wreathed head right
Reverse description: Stylised horse right, pellet motif above
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Uttlesford (District)
Parish or ward: Barnston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6518
Four figure Latitude: 51.83623573
Four figure longitude: 0.39343741
1:25K map: TL6518
1:10K map: TL61NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 11 days ago

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