KENT-877D5A: Iron Age Quinarius

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Unique ID: KENT-877D5A

Object type certainty: Certain
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An Iron Age silver quinarius of the central Gaulish Sequani, dating to the period c.70-50 BC. Obverse: Q.DOCI, Helmeted head of Roma left. Reverse: Q.DOCI above SAM.F below (AM ligated), Horse galloping left. Allen, 1990 (BMC II), no. 346; LT 5405; Depeyrot, NC IV 269.

Measurements: 12-13mm in diameter and 2.26mm in thickness and 1.9g in weight.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 70 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.26 mm
Weight: 1.9 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

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Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Other
Tribe: Sequani
Geographic provenance: Continental Gaulish (East Central)
Obverse description: Helmeted head of Roma left
Obverse inscription: Q.D[OCI]
Reverse description: Horse galloping left
Reverse inscription: Q.D[OCI]-SA[M.F]
Die axis measurement: 6 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Allen (CCBM) : II no. 346
  • de la Tour : 5405

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Barham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1946
Four figure Latitude: 51.17128886
Four figure longitude: 1.13141792
1:25K map: TR1946
1:10K map: TR14NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
De La Tour, H. 1892 Atlas de Monaies Gauloises Uncertain Uncertain

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 11 months ago

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