BUC-2E2936: Iron Age Coin: Copper alloy unit

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Unique ID: BUC-2E2936

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A very worn copper-alloy Iron Age unit, probably of the North Thames region / Catuvellauni, attributed to Tasciovanus, dating to the period c.20 BC-AD 10, probably 'Tasciovanos Jugate' type. Obverse: Two bearded heads right, [VERI] in front. Reverse: Ram left, [TASCI] above. Cf. ABC, p. 131, no. 2655.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 20 BC
Date to: Circa AD 10

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 14.2 mm
Width: 13.8 mm
Weight: 0.99 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 19th April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4995

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Tasciovanus
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2655
Obverse description: Two bearded heads right, [VERI] in front.
Obverse inscription: [VERI]
Reverse description: Ram left, [TASCI] above
Reverse inscription: [TASCI]
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : cf. p. 131, no. 2655

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Wycombe (District)
Parish or ward: Princes Risborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8102
Four figure Latitude: 51.71089633
Four figure longitude: -0.82906376
1:25K map: SP8102
1:10K map: SP80SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date Found
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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