KENT-F6F12B: Kent Secondary type Potin

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Unique ID: KENT-F6F12B

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A cast copper-alloy Iron Age unit of the Cantiaci. Obver: Outline Apollo bust left. Reverse: Bull butting right . Flat Linear (FL) type, Holman (2016) variety B4/2-1b. The coin retains substantial casting sprue. Concordance with Allen 104-1. No Concordance with Allen or ABC.

Measurements: 19.59mm diameter (including casting sprue), 16.30mm (Intended diameter) and 2.41g 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
Weight: 2.41 g
Diameter: 19.59 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Andy Ward
Identified by: Mr Andy Ward

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
Obverse description: Bust of Apollo facing left.
Reverse description: Bull butting right.
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Status: Regular

Coin references

  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 104-1

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ8862
Four figure Latitude: 51.32602335
Four figure longitude: 0.69692841
1:25K map: TQ8862
1:10K map: TQ86SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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