KENT-7D9612: KENT-7D9612: Iron Age Potin

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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.

Notes:

Details emailed to FLO, coin not seen.

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

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.1 g
Diameter: 17 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)


Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)
Geographic provenance: British Not defined (early uninscribed)
Obverse description: bust left
Reverse description: bull butting right
Reverse inscription: none
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: Wednesday 25th April 2012
Updated: Wednesday 5th December 2012

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