SUR-D07CA3: Iron Age coin: Potin coin

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Unique ID: SUR-D07CA3

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A cast late Iron Age Class 1 potin coin, ABC171, c50-1BC.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa 1 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.76 mm
Width: 17.86 mm
Weight: 1.13 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st December 2011 - Saturday 31st December 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 12-22

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 171
Obverse description: Debased head facing right
Reverse description: Bull
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Reigate and Banstead (District)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2951
Four figure Latitude: 51.243598
Four figure longitude: -0.153271
1:25K map: TQ2951
1:10K map: TQ25SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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