LON-ECF6A4: Copper alloy Kushan quarter unit coin from Bactria in the Persian Empire, AD.100-160.

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Unique ID: LON-ECF6A4

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Copper alloy Kushan quarter unit coin from Bactria in the Persian Empire, AD.100-160. Obverse is the King standing, Reverse is Siva and the Bull.

Diameter: 17.2mm, Weight: 2.90

Ref: Mitchiner, 1978, The Ancient and classical world, Pg. 406 No.3023 passim



Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: ROMAN
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 160

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 2.9 g
Diameter: 17.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Edwin Wood
Identified by: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Numismatic data

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Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Kensington and Chelsea (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Royal Hospital (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ2777
Four figure Latitude: 51.47771161
Four figure longitude: -0.17263236
1:25K map: TQ2777
1:10K map: TQ27NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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