IOW-E67AB1: Iron Age Coin: Minim of the Atrebates, struck by Verica

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Unique ID: IOW-E67AB1

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Iron Age silver minim of the Atrebates, struck by Verica (c. AD 10-40), 'Verica Neck Torc' type.

Obverse: VERIC; Laureate bust right.

Reverse: C F inside torc.

Diameter: 8.6mm. Weight: 0.20g. DA=12:11-12.

ABC p. 75, no. 1310


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Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
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 AD 10
Date to: Circa AD 40

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 0.2 g
Diameter: 8.6 mm

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2019-2-160

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Minim (silver)
Ruler/issuer: Verica
Tribe: Atrebates
Geographic provenance: British Southern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 1310
Obverse description: Laureate bust right
Obverse inscription: VERIC
Reverse description: C F inside torc
Die axis measurement: 11 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 75, no. 1310

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: East Hampshire (District)
Parish or ward: Ropley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6433
Four figure Latitude: 51.09274836
Four figure longitude: -1.08749698
1:25K map: SU6433
1:10K map: SU63SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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