KENT-6CF496: KENT-6CF496

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Unique ID: KENT-6CF496

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

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.


This coin has been duplicated. It is also recorded at KENT-D2C3A4

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.27 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Jennifer Jackson
Identified by: Miss Jennifer Jackson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Celtic Coin Index Number: 11.1078
Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 711x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 150
Obverse description: Head facing left
Reverse description: Butting-bull facing right
Reverse inscription: None
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 150

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Ashford (District)
To be known as: Charing

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: Friday 7th January 2011
Updated: Tuesday 6th January 2015

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