COIN

Unique ID: KENT-6CF496

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find validated and published by finds advisers

British Iron Age Kentish copper alloy potin, early first century BC. Flat Linear I type, ABC (Cottam et al 2010) 150 = VA (Van Arsdell 1989) 106-110 = BMC (Hobbs 1996) 711-13. The obverse shows a highly stylised left-facing head; the reverse an abstract butting-bull facing right. This coin is registered as CCI 11.1078.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 125 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Weight: 2.27 g
Diameter: 18 mm
Quantity: 1

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Coin data (numismatics)

Celtic Coin Index Number: 11.1078
Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Tribe: Cantii [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern [scope notes | view all attributed records]
British Museum Catalogue type: 711
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 150
Obverse description: Head facing left
Obverse inscription: None
Reverse description: Butting-bull facing right
Reverse inscription: None

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 150
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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Kent
District: Ashford
To be known as: Charing

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

References cited

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Created: Friday 7th January 2011
Updated: Thursday 29th September 2011

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