KENT-B85DD6: Obverse of a quarter stater of Epillus

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COIN

Unique ID: KENT-B85DD6

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

An Iron Age gold quarter stater of the Kent Region / Cantiaci, struckfor Eppillus, c. AD 1-15, Eppillus King type. Obverse: Legend COM.F in a panel across two opposed neck torcs and curvilinear motifs. Reverse: A horse left, EP above, REX below. As ABC (Rudd), p. 42, no. 396.

Measurements: 12.5mm in diameter and 1.37g in weight.

Discussion: Coin is die linked to type specimen for ABC 396, coin 08.9227 (CCI?).

Notes:

This object was recorded at a club and not seen by the FLO, With thanks to D.Holman for the images (in B+W). Coin also to be recorded on CCI.

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
Weight: 1.37 g
Diameter: 12.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 13th August 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jo Ahmet
Identified by: Mr David Holman
Secondary identifier: Dr Andrew Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Gold
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Quarter stater (gold)
Ruler/issuer: Eppillus
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 396
Obverse description: Legend in a panel across two opposed neck torcs and curvilinear motifs
Obverse inscription: COM.F
Reverse description: A horse left, EP above, REX below
Reverse inscription: EP / REX
Die axis measurement: 9 o'clock
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

  • Rudd (ABC) : p. 42, no. 396

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: St. Margaret's At Cliffe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR3546
Four figure Latitude: 51.16494411
Four figure longitude: 1.35989081
1:25K map: TR3546
1:10K map: TR34NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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