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COIN

Unique ID: PUBLIC-477A54

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A 'Thurrock type' cast bronze ('potin') coin of the Iron Age. Van Arsdell attributes this type to the Trinovantes, but current numismatic opinion favours the Cantii. Thurrock MA cast bronze unit. KE2. Head of Apollo 1./Butting bull 1. or r, MA above. VA 1402-1442, BMC 660-66, Ev.-, A1-, M-, S 62. Very common. ABC 120

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 175 BC
Date to: Circa 140 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 3.4 g
Diameter: 16.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th August 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Tin or tin alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 120
Obverse description: Head of Apollo left
Reverse description: Bull charging right
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 120

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2149
Four figure Latitude: 51.19745492
Four figure longitude: 1.16182545
1:25K map: TR2149
1:10K map: TR24NW
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
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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