KENT5313: KENT5313.  Iron Age coin, obverse.

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Unique ID: KENT5313

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A copper alloy coin of Vosenos. Obverse: horse, facing left, with inscription SA below. Reverse: bull, facing left with a branch/leaf above. The coin is 13mm in diameter. Hobbs 2516-19.


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 100 BC
Date to: Circa 50 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 1 mm
Diameter: 13 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Richardson
Identified by: Mr Scott Mitchell

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Spink 187a

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: uncertain
Ruler/issuer: Vosenos
British Museum Catalogue type: 2516x
Obverse description: Horse facing left, inscription below
Obverse inscription: SA
Reverse description: Bull facing left, with branch above

Coin references

  • Hobbs (BM) : 2516-19

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ7173
Four figure Latitude: 51.430202
Four figure longitude: 0.458475
1:25K map: TQ7173
1:10K map: TQ77SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

Author Publication Year Title Publication Place Publisher Pages Reference
Hobbs, R. 1996 British Iron Age Coins in the British Museum London British Museum Press 2516-2519

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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