COIN

Unique ID: KENT-7D9612

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age copper alloy Potin. Thurrock type. 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.

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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: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17 mm
Quantity: 1

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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)

Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Geographic provenance: British Not defined (early uninscribed) [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Obverse description: bust left
Obverse inscription: none
Reverse description: bull butting right
Reverse inscription: none

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Spatial metadata

Region: South East
County: Kent
District: Maidstone
To be known as: Lenham

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Created: Wednesday 25th April 2012
Updated: Wednesday 5th December 2012

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