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Unique ID: SUR-BB9339

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A late Iron Age cast bronze potin cast attributed to the Cantiaci / Southern region and of flat Linear "Angular Bull" type dating to 75-55 BC. Obverse: outline head right with prominent central pellet. Reverse: outline bull comprised of mostly straight lines with prominent central pellet. A portion of casting flash is retained on one side, ending in a straight edged break.

As Holman (2016) type F2/2-2b, Allen type L6, Van Arsdell type 131-1, ABC 171.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Period to: IRON AGE
Date from: Circa 75 BC
Date to: Circa 55 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 2.6 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 1.3 g
Diameter: 15.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 20th April 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Simon Maslin
Identified by: Dr Simon Maslin

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)
Tribe: Cantii
Geographic provenance: British South Eastern
Ancient British Coins (ABC): 171
Obverse description: Outline head, left, with prominent central pellet.
Reverse description: Angular bull with prominent central pellet.
Die axis measurement: 3 o'clock
Degree of wear: Hardly worn: extremely fine
Status: Regular

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Mole Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Brockham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ1950
Four figure Latitude: 51.23678189
Four figure longitude: -0.29679688
1:25K map: TQ1950
1:10K map: TQ15SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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