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Unique ID: PUBLIC-49F2ED

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Iron Age bronze unit of the Cantiaci, dating to c. 50-20 BC, 'Boar Lion type'. VA 154-5, BMC 2487, Ev.-, A1LY8, M 316a, S 176, ABC 270.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 50 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.32 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd April 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Clarke
Identified by: Mr David Clarke
Secondary identifier: Dr Vincent Drost

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 270
Obverse description: Chubby boar left
Reverse description: Lion right with S-shape tail, clutching snake
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 270

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Sevenoaks (District)
Parish or ward: Ash-cum-Ridley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ6164
Four figure Latitude: 51.35227036
Four figure longitude: 0.31067463
1:25K map: TQ6164
1:10K map: TQ66SW
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

No references cited so far.

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Updated: 3 years ago

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