KENT-92F3F1: Coin

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-92F3F1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete worn late Iron Age cast copper-alloy potin (cast unit) primary phase degraded 'Thurrock' type of the Cantiaci dating to c.175 - 140 BC. ABC type 132, Van Arsdell type 1426-38, BMC 663-65. Obverse: Head of Apollo left. Reverse: Degraded bull, MA above.

Dimensions: Diameter 17.48mm, thickness 3.11mm and weight 3.28g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 175 BC
Date to: Circa 140 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.11 mm
Weight: 3.28 g
Diameter: 17.48 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Vikki Brereton
Identified by: Miss Vikki Brereton

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 663-65x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 1455
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 132
Obverse description: Degraded bust of Apollo left
Reverse description: butting bull left, MA above
Reverse inscription: MA
Die axis measurement: 5 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2153
Four figure Latitude: 51.23336769
Four figure longitude: 1.16428843
1:25K map: TR2153
1:10K map: TR25SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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