NARC-AB5F2E: NARC-AB5F2E : Potin : Iron Age

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COIN

Unique ID: NARC-AB5F2E

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Iron Age cast Unit or 'Potin' of primary phase degraded 'Thurrock' type of the Cantiaci dating to 175 - 140 B.C.

ABC type 132. Obverse: Head of Apollo left. Reverse: Degraded bull.

Diameter: 17.07mm, Thickness: 3.22mm, Weight: 3.3g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: IRON AGE
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 175 BC
Date to: Circa 140 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.22 mm
Weight: 3.3 g
Diameter: 17.07 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)


Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)
Ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 120
Obverse description: Bust of Apollo left
Reverse description: Butting bull right 1
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair
Status: Regular
Status qualifier: Certain

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Stert (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU0459
Four figure Latitude: 51.33008342
Four figure longitude: -1.94397454
1:25K map: SU0459
1:10K map: SU05NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NARC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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