KENT-7C2EF6: A Cantiaci gold quarter stater

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-7C2EF6

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A gold Iron age unifaced, quarter stater of the Cantiaci , "Caesar's Trophy" (50-20BC) stylised Roman trophy, below which is a crescent flanked by two annulets. Rudd, 2010. 35, no ABC 192.

Measurements: Diameter: 11.86mm, thickness: 1.15mm, weight:1.2g.

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
Thickness: 1.15 mm
Weight: 1.22 g
Diameter: 11.86 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Mags Erwin
Identified by: Ms Mags Erwin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 437-43x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 145.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 192
Obverse description: plain
Reverse description: “Caesar’s Trophy” stylised Roman trophy, below which is a crescent flanked by two annulets.
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 192

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Staple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2756
Four figure Latitude: 51.25794661
Four figure longitude: 1.25198848
1:25K map: TR2756
1:10K map: TR25NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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