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    • Broad period: IRON AGE
    • Created by: Walter (Jo) Ahmet

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Record ID: KENT-709B56
Object type: HAMMER
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
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The head of a heavily worn copper-alloy hafted object, probably a hammer or mattock head of uncertain date (see discussion). Description: The object is roughly rectangular in plan narrow towards one end. The narrow end is thicker and is squarish in cross-section (possibly a bell/face hammer end) while the wider end is thinner and more rectangular in cross section (blade/mattock end?). There is a roughly circular hole through the body of the head likely the eye for hafting the tool to a handle. Dividing the bell/face end from the eye section is a distinct groove creating a very short '…
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-5F5B1D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Medway
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An incomplete late Iron Age copper-alloy rosette brooch of 1st century AD date, c.20-60 AD. Description: The brooch is in relatively complete compared to many examples of the type and is only missing the majority of its pin, part of its foot and various abraded areas around its the spring casing lozenge plate. The spring casing at the head is cylindrical in form, folded to encase the separately cast spring and pin. It has a rectangular pin slot and incised decoration on its front face. The decoration on the spring casing comprises an incised rectangular grooved border, although due to…
Created on: Monday 23rd July 2018
Last updated: Friday 27th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-364C13
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of Iron Age (c.115/110-105/100 BC) potin/cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci. 'Kent Secondary' or flatline (FL) type, Probably Holman (2016) group B uncertain subtype, . The coin retains some casting sprue, fragment represents about a third of the full coin Measurements: 16.06mm long (including flash), 11.76mm wide, 1.38mm thick and 0.82g in weight.
Created on: Monday 9th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-AC21AF
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint scraper likely of late Bronze Age to Iron Age date. Description: The scraper is ovoid, with large sweeping rounded edges. The scraper is triangular in cross-section. The scraping edge is formed from irregular invasive semi-abrupt retouch at the proximal end (striking platform end), this changes towards the distal end to abrupt indicating blunting of the corner. The retouch is struck from the both faces. The dorsal side still has about a third of the mid brown cortex remaining. The ventral side has some working and a substantial teadrop shaped bulb of percussion and substantial…
Created on: Wednesday 20th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-ABB2EE
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A flint scraper likely of late Bronze Age to Iron Age date. Description: The scraper is irregularly shaped, with a large sweeping rounded blade edge, a pointed butt and a slightly concave final edge opposite to the blade edge. The scraping edge is formed from irregular invasive semi-abrupt retouch. The reotuch is struck from the dorsal side. The dorsal side still has about a quarter of the mid brown cortex remaining. There is a some crushing on the concave edge through the cortex whcih may be to blunt this edge. The ventral side has no working a modest bulb of percussion and substanti…
Created on: Wednesday 20th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-7C7FB8
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late iron age gold uniface quarter stater coin of a Gallo-Belgic type attributed to the Morini of the modern day Pas-de-Calais, minted between c.80-60BC. ABC 43, VA 69-3.Obverse: plain, possible mould related marks upon it. Reverse: Tree-like object. Measurements: 12.92mm in diameter, 2.21mm thick and 1.44g in weight.
Created on: Monday 18th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 20th June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-FFCC96
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Iron Age (c.115/110-105/100 BC) potin cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci. 'Kent Secondary' or flatline type Holman (2016) type B2/2-1e, No concocrdance with known ABC, VA or Allen types. The coin retains substantial casting sprue. Measurements: 20.56mm long (including flash), 17.67mm wide (intended diameter), 1.68mm thick and 2.13g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 12th June 2018
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-535F7A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete late Iron Age (c.75/70-60/55 BC) potin cast bronze unit of the Cantiaci. 'Kent Secondary' or flatline type Holman (2016) type F2/2-2, Allen type L6, Van Arsdell type 131-1, ABC 171. About half the flan of this coin is missing. Measurements: 17.86mm Long (original diameter), 12.3mm wide, 1.26mm thick and 0.95g in weight.
Created on: Monday 4th June 2018
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-530C6D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and heavily abraded Iron Age cast unit or 'potin' of primary phase 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: 16.43mm in diameter, 3.43mm thick and 1.83g in weight.
Created on: Monday 4th June 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th June 2018
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Record ID: KENT-574F22
Object type: DENTICULATE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A possible coarse flint denticulate/scraper hybrid tool likely dating to the late Bronze Age or Iron age c.1000BC - 0BC . Description: The scraper was produced from a secondary flake, possibly accidentally created. The scraper is semi-circular in plan. Barring the retouch along the curved edge there is little obvious flaking, likely indicating the use of a natural or accidental flake, typical of flint manufacture after the middle Bronze Age. The curved edge has short scaled semi-abrupt retouch producing a scraping edge. At the top edge is a denticulate removal creating an indent with…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-CBA86E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An Iron Age Gold uniface quarter Stater of the Cantiaci, possible issue of Dubnovellaunos (c.25BC-AD 5), Dubnovellaunos trefoil type, ABC no. 312 (Rudd 2010, 39). Reverse: Horse? right, trefoil (wings?) above flanked by annulets (face?). VA 170, BMC 2475-77. Measurements: 11.03mm in diameter, 1.91mm thick and 1.24g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 10th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
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Record ID: KENT-B848B0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast middle to late Iron Age brooch, early 4th-2nd century BC. Description: The brooch is incomplete, and the spring and pin are entirely missing. The head comprises a vertically aligned flat sided pierced knop through which the axis bar would have passed. This bow, which is of roughly circular section and tapers towards the foot, where it loops upwards to a break which may, comparing to similar brooches of the type (e.g BH-CAC2F8) formed an openwork catch plate. The catch plate has an angled upper side, a sub-triangular aperture and a rolled outer side. There is simple …
Created on: Monday 9th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
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Record ID: KENT-B731EC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, worn and warped cast copper-alloy Colchester one piece bow brooch of late Iron Age or Early Roman date likely c.15 BC - AD63. Description: The pair of short roughly rectangular wings flanking a central loop for a copper-alloy spring and iron axis bar remain only as worn stubs, with a further forward-pointing loop immediately above the head. A very narrow near ovoid section bow tapers towards very thin, long and plain foot. Scars and a small rectangular nub probably mark the position of a perforated catch-plate appear behind the lower bow. The bow foot still projects qui…
Created on: Monday 9th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
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Record ID: KENT-12A3BD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Iron Age unit of the Kent Region / Epillus, dating to the period AD 1-15, 'Epillus Bull and Eagle' type. Obverse: [EPPIL] / COF, A butting bull right. Reverse: A spread eagle standing, head right. As ABC, p. 42, no. 411; BMC nos. 1139-1141. Measurements: 16.07mm in diameter, 2.05mm thick and 1.49g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 20th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 21st March 2018
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Record ID: KENT-11B4FB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An Iron Age Gold quarter Stater of the Kent Region / Cantiaci, struck in the name of Tasciovanus, dating to the period c.AD 5-15, 'Sego Tascio Tablet' type. Obverse: TASCIO in central panel, wheel and two pellets above and below. Reverse: Horse left, ring holding pellets above, pelletal crescent below, vertical lines in exergue, a torc(?) before. As ABC, p. 44, no. 444, BMC, p. 116, no. 1646. Measurements: 12.3mm in diameter, 1.34gm in weight.
Created on: Thursday 8th March 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th March 2018
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Record ID: KENT-E87731
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Iron Age cast unit or 'potin' of primary phase 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: 17.13mm in diameter, 4.13mm thick and 2.91g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 6th March 2018
Last updated: Friday 16th March 2018
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Record ID: KENT-7CFED2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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: KENT-B13C33
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy zoomorphic vessel foot with integral zoomorphic spout of uncertain age, (see discussion). Description: The object has a circular base, flat on the base and slightly convex on the upper surface. Evenly placed on the base is a pair of long thin legs, which are roughly semi-circular in cross-section. The legs re-join at the body which is represented only as the very front of the chest, from the chest projects a long thin hollow neck, U-Shaped in cross section. The neck projects at roughly 105-110 degree angle from the legs. The upper edges of the neck has incised k…
Created on: Wednesday 7th February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th February 2018
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Record ID: KENT-E3DF87
Object type: BRIDLE FITTING
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy late Iron Age bridle fitting or strap union c.50 BC - AD 120 Description: The object is flat and in plan is formed by two double ended geometric 's-scrolls' back to. These two 'S-scrolls' are wider at the middle, where they meet. Each 'S-scroll' arm finishes smaller inwards facing curl, although only one remains mostly intact. At the widest points of each 'S-scroll' is a circular cell that has a central hole through it. These cells likely contained either red enamel (possibly red and yellow chequerboard) or red coral, now missing. The object arms are…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: KENT-E3747C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Late Halstatt brooch dating to the Middle Iron Age, c. 450-300 BC. Hawkes and Hull Halstatt D Group L. Description: The brooch has a rounded hollow bow at one end of which is a sub-rectangular rounded extension which contains a pair of small round apertures to hold the iron spring and pin; although both are missing, a small fragment of the bar running through this aperture remains and is composed of iron. A bow has a raised beaded decorative ridge running from top to bottom along the bow's length. The opposite end comprises the sub-triangular catchpl…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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