KENT-FFCC96: A flatline Potin

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Unique ID: KENT-FFCC96

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A Iron Age (c.115/110-105/100 BC) potin cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci. 'Kent Secondary' or flatline type Holman (2016) type B2/2-1e, No concocrdance with known ABC, VA or Allen types. The coin retains substantial casting sprue.

Measurements: 20.56mm long (including flash), 17.67mm wide (intended diameter), 1.68mm thick and 2.13g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 115 BC
Date to: Circa 100 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.56 mm
Width: 17.67 mm
Thickness: 1.68 mm
Weight: 2.13 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr Jo Ahmet

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
Obverse description: Outline bust left with curved neck detail
Reverse description: Outline Ball butting left, with two crescents above.
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8157
Four figure Latitude: 51.28337966
Four figure longitude: 0.59403749
1:25K map: TQ8157
1:10K map: TQ85NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 13 days ago
Updated: 3 days ago

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