KENT-36A2BC: Epillus Bull and Eagle

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-36A2BC

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A worn and abraded copper-alloy Iron Age unit of the Kent Region / Epillus, dating to the period AD 1-15, 'Epillus Bull and Eagle' type. Obverse: A butting bull right. Legend: "EPPIL / [COF]'. Reverse: A spread eagle standing, head right. As ABC, p. 42, no. 411; BMC nos. 1139-1141.

Measurements: 16.07mm in diameter, 2.05mm thick and 1.49g in weight.

Notes:

This coin is part of treasure case 2018T841.

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 AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 15

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.33 mm
Weight: 6.09 g
Diameter: 17.78 mm

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: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Unit (copper alloy)
Ruler/issuer: Eppillus
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1139-1141x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 451.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 411
Obverse description: A butting bull right
Obverse inscription: EPPIL/ [COF]
Reverse description: A spread eagle standing, head right
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 411
  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 451
  • BMC : 1139-1141

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: TR2154
Four figure Latitude: 51.24234583
Four figure longitude: 1.16490497
1:25K map: TR2154
1:10K map: TR25SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: About one month ago

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