KENT-384010: Cunobelinus stepping Horse

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Unique ID: KENT-384010

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A copper-alloy Iron Age unit of the North Thames Region / Catuvellauni and Trinovantes, in the name of Cunobelinus (c.AD 8-41) dating to the period c.AD 8-41. 'Cunobelinus stepping Horse' type. Obverse: legend in 'tablet'/box in double wreath. Legend: 'CVNO'. Reverse: Horse stepping right. Legend: '[CAMV]'. ABC 2975, BMC 1987-90. Mack 250. VA 2101.

Measurements: 15.44mm in diameter, 2.5mm thick and 2.06g in weight.


This coin is part of treasure case 2018T841.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa AD 8
Date to: Circa AD 41

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.5 mm
Weight: 2.06 g
Diameter: 15.44 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: Cunobelin
Tribe: Catuvellauni and Trinovantes
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
British Museum Catalogue type: 1987-90x
Van Arsdell Type (VA): 2101.01
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 2975
Mint or issue place: Colchester |
Obverse description: legend in 'tablet'/box in double wreath
Obverse inscription: CVNO
Reverse description: Horse stepping right
Reverse inscription: [CAMV]
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Possibly

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : 2975
  • Van Arsdell (VA) : 2101
  • BMC : 1987-90

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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