LON-9D78F2: Iron Age Bronze Unit

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Unique ID: LON-9D78F2

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A Iron Age cast copper alloy (bronze) Eastern Unit, attributed to Tasciovanus, dating to 20-10 BC. Cf. British Museum nos. 1745-1751 (Hobbs 1996: 122), ABC -2679.

16.2mm diameter x 1.9mm thickness and weighs 1.64g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 20 BC
Date to: Circa 10 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 16.2 mm
Thickness: 1.9 mm
Weight: 1.64 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Kath Creed
Identified by: Miss Kath Creed

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Tasciovanus
Tribe: Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1745x
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2679
Obverse description: star with pellet in ring in center
Reverse description: bull left
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Sevenoaks (District)
Parish or ward: Horton Kirby and South Darenth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ5666
Four figure Latitude: 51.371634
Four figure longitude: 0.239808
1:25K map: TQ5666
1:10K map: TQ56NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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