FASA-6E0E46: Potin coin of the Thurrock type

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COIN

Unique ID: FASA-6E0E46

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Potin coin of the Thurrock type with head of Apollo left and bull butting right; above, MA late 2nd century BC BMC IA, 660-5; Brenot and Scheers 673

Find of note status

This has been noted as an interesting find by the recorder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 150 BC
Date to: Circa 100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.32 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Sam Moorhead
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

Primary material: Tin or tin alloy
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: uncertain
Obverse description: head of Apollo left
Reverse description: bull butting right
Reverse inscription: MA (above bull) (MA = Marseilles; this coin type derives from a coin type of the Greek city of Marseilles or Massilia)

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hertfordshire (County)
District: Three Rivers (District)
To be known as: Hertfordshire

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: FASA
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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