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    • Denomination: Potin (Cast bronze)

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Record ID: SUR-CC3C66
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hampshire
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British uninscribed cast copper alloy Potin, probably made by the Cantiaci in the region of Kent. Class II Type also known as a "nipples" potin. 1st century BC. Obverse: styled head facing right around large central nipple, within a plain border. Reverse: stylised bull facing left around large central nipple, within a plain border. As Hobbs (1996) 718-720 and ABC 174.
Created on: Wednesday 4th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 20th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-756791
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A complete worn late Iron Age cast copper-alloy potin (cast unit) Flatline Transitional Type of the Cantiaci dating to c.125 - 110 BC. Holman A1 / 1-1c, ABC type 144, Van Arsdell type 102-1. Obverse: Head of Apollo left. Reverse: Degraded butting bull left. Dimensions: Diameter 19.41mm, thickness 2.22mm and weight 2.63g.
Created on: Friday 6th April 2018
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-7CFED2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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A complete Iron Age cast copper-alloy unit or 'potin' of primary phse degraded 'Thurrock' type of the Cantiaci dating to c.175 - 140 B.C, ABC type 120, Van Arsdell type 1402-1442, BMC 660-66. Obverse: Head of Apollo left. Reverse: Degraded bull, MA above. Substantial casting flash around 6 o'clock of the obverse. Measurements: 18.94mm in diameter, 4.30mm thick and 3.20g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 1st March 2018
Last updated: Friday 6th April 2018
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Record ID: ESS-2EBE2A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Iron Age Flat Linear potin of the Cantiaci, c.115-100 BC, of Holman type B4/2-1 (D. Holman, pers. comm.). The obverse depicts a stylised head of Apollo left. The reverse has a bull butting right with exergual line below. The remains of a casting sprue are visible at top and bottom of the flan, of which approximately one third is missing. As Holman, 2016 ('A new classification system for the Flat Linear potin coinage', BNJ 86, 2016: pp. 1-67): pp. 25-26, 45, 57, Type B4/2-1, possibly dating to c.115-100 BC (Holman, 2016: p. 11).
Created on: Tuesday 13th February 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th February 2018
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Record ID: SOM-9B95CF
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hampshire
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An Iron Age cast copper alloy potin of the Gaulish Remi tribe, dating to 150-100BC. Pig-tailed dancer type, depicting a figure with spear and shield advancing right on the obverse, and a quadruped facing right on the reverse. ABC p. 31, no. 82.
Created on: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd February 2018
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Record ID: BUC-B20751
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Buckinghamshire
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A copper alloy Iron Age potin of the Cantiaci (Kent) / South-Eastern Region dating to c.80-50 BC. Striations Right type. ABC 156. Hobbs type 700-704.
Created on: Friday 26th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th February 2018
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Record ID: KENT-904BA9
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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A complete Iron Age cast copper-alloy unit or 'potin' of primary phse degraded 'Thurrock' type of the Cantiaci dating to c.175 - 140 B.C, ABC type 120, Van Arsdell type 1402-1442, BMC 660-66. Obverse: Head of Apollo left. Reverse: Degraded bull, MA above Measurements: 16.31mm in diameter, 4.07mm thick and 3.07g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 19th December 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 20th December 2017
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Record ID: KENT-3EFA3F
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
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A worn and incomplete late Iron Age (c. 125 - 110 BC) potin cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci. 'Kent Secondary' or flatline type Holman type C3/-. The reverse is almost illegible and much of potin's flan is missing, meaning Holman reverse type is illegible. Measurements: 17.34mm in diameter, 1.19mm thick and 0.93g in weight.
Created on: Friday 15th December 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 20th December 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-D2189D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: East Sussex
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A complete Iron Age potin of Continental/Belgic import from the Soissons region, c. 60-20 BC. Obverse: profile bust right with bow before. Reverse: boar with pellet-in-annulet and arc of pellets below, possibly depicting a neck torc. Ancient British Coins No 85; BMC Celtic Coins III, 444-447; Delestree and Tache I, 530-531A. SUSS-691646 is another, although incomplete, example found in Sussex.
Created on: Thursday 28th September 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 30th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tarring Neville', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BUC-FCBFF3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Northamptonshire
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A copper alloy Iron Age potin of the Kent region/Cantiaci, unknown ruler, dating from c.100-50 BC. 'Nipples' type. Obverse depicts a crude outline head around a large central nipple, left. The reverse depicts the crude outline of a bull formed of straight lines. ABC 174, VA 135-139, BMC 715-23.
Created on: Monday 18th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 25th September 2017
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Record ID: BERK-13CDA2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
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An Iron Age cast copper-alloy potin (Thurrock MA type) of the Cantiaci (Kent) / South-Eastern Region, dating to the later 2nd century BC (Reece Period 1), c. 120 -100 BC. Obverse: Head of Apollo left; reverse: Butting bull, right. cf. ABC no. 120; VA 1406. Thurrock / Kent Primary potins are closely linked to continental examples and a number of the sub-types classified as Thurrock or Kent Primary types are likely to be continental imports rather than of the Cantiaci.
Created on: Thursday 7th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th September 2017
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Record ID: LON-FB48DA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Greater London Authority
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A late Iron Age, 1st century BC copper alloy flat linear class II, Holman G3/6-1a and Allen type P1, potin dating to 60-45 BC. Holman (2016:10) writes "Until recently, Group G coins were still regarded as mostly dating from after the mid-first century BC. However, the discovery of four such coins at the oppidum of Corent, France indicates that they were probably already in existence by c.50 BC and it has been suggested that these, along with a few Group F types, may have been taken back to Gaul by Caesar's soldiers. If correct, this pushes the dating of Group G back to at least the mi…
Created on: Wednesday 6th September 2017
Last updated: Monday 16th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bromley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-327AAE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn Late Iron Age (c. 125-110BC) potin cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci. 'Kent Secondary' or flatline type Holman type A2/2-1a, Van Ardell 102-1, ABC 144. Obverse: Outline head right, with defined hair, no central pellet. Reverse: outline curved bull butitng horns right. Casting sprue appears to have been intnetionally cleaned and coin is quite thin. Coin resembles ABC165, but does not have central bust pellet. Measurements: 18.17mm in diameter, 2.43mm thick and 2.19g in weight. Discussion: A rare sub-group of the Flatline (FL) potins, with only a handfull known, one of wh…
Created on: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 16th October 2017
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Record ID: KENT-322C7D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Heavily worn late Iron Age cast copper-alloy potin / cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci (c.175-140BC). Likely Thurrock degraded variety ABC132 Measurements: 17.63mm in diameter, 3.11mm thick and 2.81g in weight. Discussion: Thurrock / Kent Primary potins are closely linked to continental examples and a number of the sub-types classified as Thurrock or Kent Primary types are likely to be continental rather than of the Cantiaci.
Created on: Tuesday 15th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 14th November 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-5EB3C1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete cast copper-alloy Iron Age class II potin (Cantian type E) issued by the Cantiaci, dating c. 100-50 BC. Obverse; stylised head of Apollo right, comprised of a single line which merges into a circle with a single pellet at its centre and two crescents in the right field. Reverse; stylised bull facing right, comprised of a series of horizontal and vertical lines with a single central pellet. Part of the casting sprue is stil visible on one side of this example, which is preserved in extremely good condition. Similar examples have been published in numismatic catalogues (see H…
Created on: Tuesday 30th August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 8th August 2017
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Record ID: ESS-B1542A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age copper alloy potin, dating 120-100BC. It appears to be a Thurrock type, but due to wear it is not clear. The obverse depicts a bust facing left, the neck and face of which are still visible. The reverse depicts a bull, standing right. Similar examples are in ABC (nos. 120-132), though due to its condition it is hard to find an exact parallel. Dimensions: diameter: 19.52 mm; weight: 3.18g.
Created on: Monday 22nd August 2016
Last updated: Monday 22nd August 2016
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Record ID: ESS-76DBB3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast Iron Age copper-alloy Iron Age Flat Linear potin of the Cantiaci, c.125-100 BC, Holman Type A2/2-1. The obverse depicts a stylised head of Apollo left. The reverse depicts a linear bull butting right, exergual line below. As Holman, 2016 ('A new classification system for the Flat Linear potin coinage', BNJ 86, 2016: pp. 1-67): pp. 23,43, 56, Type A2/2-1, possibly dating to c.125-110 BC (Holman, 2016: p. 11). Dimensions: diameter: 19.37 mm; weight: 1.79g.
Created on: Tuesday 26th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 10th January 2017
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Record ID: KENT-E3BCD2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age copper-alloy Thurrock type potin / cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci.(c.175-140BC).Likely Thurrock degraded variety ABC132, Obv.:Degraded Apollo bust left.Rev.:Degraded bull right. Measurements: 16.8mm in diameter, 3.3mm thick and 2.87g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 7th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 14th November 2017
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Record ID: KENT-E391E4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Iron Age copper-alloy Thurrock type potin / cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci. (c. 175-140BC). Possibly 'Chicken head variety' ABC126, Obv.: Degraded Apollo bust left. Rev.: Degraded bull right. Measurements: 16.8mm in diameter, 3.3mm thick and 2.87g in weight.
Created on: Thursday 7th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 14th November 2017
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Record ID: KENT-C1089A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn Late Iron Age (c. 120-100BC) potin cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci. Uncertain ABC type, Holman type A2/2-1a. Obverse: Outline head left, with subtle third line, no central pellet. Reverse: Degraded bull butting horns right, rear legs joined with three crescents above . Casting sprue remains particularly the tabs at 12 and 6 o'clock Measurements: 19.63mm in diameter, 2.25 and 2.03g in weight
Created on: Thursday 23rd June 2016
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2016
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