WILT-194F33: Iron Age potin

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COIN

Unique ID: WILT-194F33

Object type certainty: Certain
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A worn copper alloy Iron Age potin of the Cantiaci, 'Thurrock chicken head' type. Dating to the period c. 120BC - 100BC. Obverse depicts worn head facing left. Reverse depicts a degraded bull charging left, exergual line below. ABC 126. (Rudd, C, 2010, Ancient British Coins, Chris Rudd, Aylsham).

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 120 BC
Date to: Circa 100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.12 mm
Weight: 2.89 g
Diameter: 18.76 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Becky Hall
Identified by: Miss Becky Hall

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 4441

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 126
Obverse description: Worn bird-like head of Apollo facing left.
Reverse description: Degraded bull charging left, exergual line below.
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Shrewton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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