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Unique ID: SUR-3EDA5D

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An Iron Age silver unit (12.1mm, 1.19g) of the Atrebates / southern region, attributed to Verica and of "Verica Head on Spear" type dating to AD 10 - 40. Obverse: bull butting right with VERICA above and REX below. Reverse: figure standing left, holding branch in right hand and spear in left, COMMI F around. ABC 1235.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1.7 mm
Weight: 1.19 g
Diameter: 12.1 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Verica
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1450-84x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 506.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1235
Obverse description: Bull butting right
Obverse inscription: VERICA REX
Reverse description: Figure standing left, holding branch in right hand and spear in left.
Reverse inscription: COMMI F
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Ludgershall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU2650
Four figure Latitude: 51.24858313
Four figure longitude: -1.62886842
1:25K map: SU2650
1:10K map: SU25SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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