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COIN

Unique ID: SUR-1FB22D

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A cast copper-alloy coin of the Greek city of Massalia (modern Marseilles), dating to c. 350 - 300BC.

Obv. Head of Apollo left

Rev. (MA); Bull butting right

SNG Copenhagen 43, pl XXXVI, cf. no. 738

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
Period from: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
Period to: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
Date from: Circa 350 BC
Date to: Circa 300 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.1 mm
Weight: 5.18 g
Diameter: 17 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin
Secondary identifier: Dr Sam Moorhead

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Uncertain (copper alloy) view all attributed records
Mint or issue place: Masslia
Obverse description: Head of Apollo left.
Reverse description: Butting bull right, MA above.
Reverse inscription: MA
Die axis measurement: 7 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

  • SNG Copenhagen : Spain and Gaul 43 pl. XXXVI, cf. no. 738

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Moulsford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU5883
Four figure Latitude: 51.54292534
Four figure longitude: -1.16504412
1:25K map: SU5883
1:10K map: SU58SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 22 days ago

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