LON-EC2087: An Iron Age copper-alloy unit of the Cantiaci / South Eastern, dating to 50-20 BC, 'Curly Lion' type.

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COIN

Unique ID: LON-EC2087

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An Iron Age copper-alloy unit of the Cantiaci / South Eastern, dating to 50-20 BC, 'Curly Lion' type. Head right curly hair, encircled by rings and pellets. / Lion left, pentagram below. ABC 282, BNJ 1992, No.87.

Dimensions: diameter: 14.22mm; weight: 1.95g

Another 'Curly Lion' type on the database is KENT-1FBC3B.

References: Rudd, C. 2010, Ancient British Coins, Norwich

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 50 BC
Date to: Circa 20 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.95 g
Diameter: 14.22 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Wyatt
Identified by: Mr Stuart Wyatt

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): 282
Obverse description: Head right curly hair, encircled by rings and pellets
Reverse description: Lion left, pentagram below.
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Bromley (London Borough)
To be known as: Bromley

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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