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Unique ID: ESS-2FD106
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A copper-alloy Continental Iron Age unit of the Meldi, dating to the period c.60-40BC.
Obverse: [ARC]ANTODAN [ROVECA], Helmeted head with hair curled up around nape of neck.
Obverse: Griffin leaping to the right, annulets below stomach. Vine and branch in exergue.
See: BMCC. 100 - 101, British Museum Catalogue ID: 1901,0503.386
This is a find of note and has been designated: For inclusion in British Numismatic Journal ‘Coin Register’
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.5 g
Diameter: 16.5 mm
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Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Geographic provenance: Continental Belgic
Obverse description: Helmeted bust left
Obverse inscription: [ARC]ANTODAN [ROVECA]
Reverse description: Griffin leaping right, annulets below stomach, branch and vines in exergue
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status qualifier: Certain
4 Figure: TL4317
Four figure Latitude: 51.83331223
Four figure longitude: 0.0739554
1:25K map: TL4317
1:10K map: TL41NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.
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