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    • Material: Copper alloy
    • Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL

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Record ID: SWYOR-970D68
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman provincial bronze coin of Tityassus (Pisidia), possibly of Trajan Decius (AD 249-251), dating to the period c.AD 249-251 (Reece period 12). [...]CC[...] reverse type depicting a Temple with four columns. Cf. RPC IX (online edition) no. 963 (http://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/coins/9/963/). This coin has an extremely corroded flan and is underweight compared to the RPC examples. Its patina and findspot suggest it is a genuine ancient loss, although a more recent loss cannot be ruled out entirely. The coin is 17.3mm diameter, 2.7mm thick and 3.4g.
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 19th November 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-1872B3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy Roman provincial coin (AE 21) of Severus Alexander (AD 221-35), struck at Nicaea in Bithynia, and dating to AD 222- 235 (Reece Period 11). BMC Greek, Pontus etc. (1889), p. 168, cf. no. 100. Obverse: M AVP CEVH AΛEZANΔPOC AVΓ or similar; laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: NI-K-A-IE-ΩN between masts of 3 standards
Created on: Thursday 25th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 26th November 2018
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Record ID: KENT-E13039
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A heavily worn copper-alloy coin struck at the Phoenician colony Ebusus (the Balearic island of Ibiza) c.210-c.190s BC, 708; Villaronga pg. 93, 22; SNG Morcom 15. Description: Obverse: Squatting facing Kabeiros/Bas [holding hammer in right hand] and serpent in the left. Reverse: Bull butting left. Reverse is slightly struck off centre. Measurements: 16.13mm in diameter, 2.65mm thick and 2.15g in weight. Discussion: While an apparently odd coin to be found in Kent, it has been noted by Iron Age Kentish Coinage expert David Holman that a small spread of these coins is known from Easte…
Created on: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
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Record ID: KENT-9A56A7
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Medway
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman provincial bronze coin of Commodus (AD 175-192), dating to the period AD 180-192 (Reece period 9). ΝΙΚ-ΑΙƐΩΝ reverse type depicting the turreted and draped bust of the Nymph Nicaea right. Mint of Nicaea (Bithynia, Turkey). This coin appears to be a genuine British find and is a new type for Commodus, unlisted in RPC IV for Nicaea (although cf. RPC IV Online no. 5648 for a similar type with laureate obverse bust) (V. Heuchert, pers. comm.). Increasing numbers of Roman Provincial coins are being recorded through the PAS, many of which appear to be genuine an…
Created on: Thursday 26th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 13th September 2018
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Record ID: SF-72D235
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A corroded copper-alloy Greek coin, probably the core of plated contemporary copy of an Athenian tetradrachm, possibly dating to the c.2nd-1st centuries BC. Obverse: [...], Helmeted bust of Athena right. Reverse: A[...], an Owl standing right on an amphora, unclear motifs to the right, all within an olive wreath. This is probably a contemporary irregular copy and shoudl originally have been a silver denomination, presumably now missing its silver plating. The preservation of the coin indicates it has been in the ground for some time and, although a more modern deposition date in Britai…
Created on: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 23rd November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Debenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-507702
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy hemidrachm of Ptolemy VI Philometor, first sole reign, dating to the period c.180-170 BC. Obverse depicting the diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right. [ΠΤΟ]ΛEMAIΟΥ-BAΣIΛE[ΩΣ] reverse type depicting an Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, sceptre across shoulder, lotus flower in left field. Cypriot mint. As Svoronos 1396; SNG Copenhagen 293.
Created on: Thursday 28th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horndean', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-A72B3B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy coin of uncertain denomination dating to the period c.210 - 190 BC. Reverse depicting bull butting left. Minted at the Phoenician colony Ebusus (the Balearic island of Ibiza).
Created on: Wednesday 20th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd July 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-07EE32
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy coin of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, possibly Ptolemy II (285-246 BC) or similar, dating to the c.3rd to 2nd centuries BC. Obverse depicting the diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right. Reverse type depicting an Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings open, within a dotted border(?). Mint of Alexandria. Cf. SNG Copenhagen 40: pl. VI, nos. 163-166 for similar examples. The coin has a D-shaped cross-section, being flat to the reverse and convex to the obverse.
Created on: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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Record ID: NARC-4B53B4
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Copper-alloy Roman provincial bronze coin, probably of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-161), dating to the period c.AD 138-161 (Reece period 7). Reverse type depicting S C within a laurel wreath. Mint of Antioch (Syria). As RPC (online) Vol. IV, no. 6999. Diameter: 23.00mm, Thickness: 3.56mm, Weight: 10.9g.
Created on: Wednesday 4th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 4th April 2018
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Record ID: HAMP-DECD4A
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman provincial copper-alloy coin of Tabae, Caria (Turkey), dating to the period AD 253-268. The edge of the flan has been bent and damaged. This is probably recent damage, the coin appearing to have been disturbed by dredging activity, which would both account for its patina (from a waterlogged context) and also suggest it is likely a genuine ancient loss. Obverse: IEPOC ΔHMOC, youthful, laureate, draped bust right; B before. Reverse: TAB-HNΩN, Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae. Cf. BMC 50; see also SNG Copenhagen nos. 546-547; SNG von Aulock no.2711; SNG Tubi…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 4th April 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-B859FD
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy Roman Provincial coin of the empress Tranquillina (AD 241-44), minted at Sardis in Lydia (AsiaMinor). Obverse inscription:ΦΟΥΡ ΤΡΑΝΚΥΛΛƐΙΝΑ ϹΑ Obverse design: draped and diademed bust of Tranquillina, r. Reverse inscription: ϹΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ Reverse design: Demeter standing l., holding ears of corn and long torch; at her feet, serpent BMC Greek, Lydia, no. 193; RPC Online Volume VII.1, № 242.1 (with thanks to Dario Calomino for his assistance)
Created on: Thursday 21st December 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd January 2018
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Record ID: IOW-90F6B3
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete and worn Roman Provincial copper-alloy coin struck for Hadrian (AD 117-38), dating to the period AD 117-38. Temple of Aphrodite at Paphos, in which conical xoanon with star and crescent above; to left and right, flaming torch and column; paved semi-circular walled courtyard in front reverse type. Mint of Sardis, in Lydia (Asia Minor). Obverse: ΑΥ ΚΑΙ ΤΡΑΙΑΝΟС ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟС; Laureate and draped bust right. Reverse: ΠΑΦΙΗ СΑΡΔΙΑΝΩΝ; Temple of Aphrodite at Paphos, in which conical xoanon with star and crescent above; to left and right, flami…
Created on: Thursday 7th December 2017
Last updated: Monday 26th February 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BM-445587
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A worn copper-alloy Greek bronze coin of Amisus (Pontus), dating to the period c.100-85 BC. Obverse: Helmeted head of Ares right. Reverse: AMI-ΣΟΥ either side of a Sword in scabbard, ΔAT monogram at lower left, ATE monogram to right. Cf. SNG IX: The British Museum, Part 1: The Black Sea, pl. XLIII, no. 1154passim. This coin is most plausibly a modern loss, brought back to Britain over the course of the last couple of centuries rather than a genuinely ancient loss. Without good archaeological context it is impossible to be certain, however the appearance of the coin, its type, a…
Created on: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd November 2017
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Record ID: KENT-F494DA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A worn copper-alloy Roman provincial tetradrachm of Carinus (AD 282-285), dating to the period AD 282-283 (Reece period 14). Reverse type depicting Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopiae, letters LA to the left. Mint of Alexandria. As Geißen and Weiser, 1983: p. 68, nos. 3172-3173; BMC Greek Alexandria, c.f. 2448. Measurements: 20.51mm in diameter, 5.12mm thick and 7.03g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 24th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 24th October 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-11EC17
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Greek copper alloy AE unit of Massalia dating to the period c200 to c1 BC. Obverse shows the head of Apollo facing right. Reverse shows a bull butting right, MAΣΣ above, uncertain working in exergue below. Cf SNG UK 1000, 34/35. The mint is Masslia. The diameter is 14mm, and the weight is 1.9g. The reverse inscription is MAΣΣ.
Created on: Friday 13th October 2017
Last updated: Saturday 10th February 2018
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Record ID: SF-1147F0
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman provincial billon tetradrachm of Probus (AD 276-282), dating to the period AD 281-282 (Year 7) (Reece period 14). Reverse type depicting an Eagle standing left, head turned right with wreath in beak, flanked by the letters L-Z. Mint of Alexandria. As BMC Alexandria and the Nomes, p. 315, no. 2431.
Created on: Tuesday 19th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 7th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Exning', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-542043
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy Roman Provincial bronze coin struck for Hadrian (AD 117-38) at Oddessus in Moesia (modern Ukraine on northern coast of the Black Sea), dating to c.AD 125-128. RPC III, p. 98, no. 772 (three specimens recorded, five on the online version of RPC III). 22mm; 6.5g. Obverse: [ΑΥΤ]ΟΚΡΑΤωΡ ΑΔΡΙ[ΑΝOС]; laureate and draped bust right Reverse: OΔHCEI-TωN; Heracles standing left, resting on club with his right hand, lion skin over left arm Measurements: 22mm in diameter and 6.5g in weight.
Created on: Tuesday 29th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: ASHM-B1A8A5
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman provincial coin of Severus Alexander (AD 222-235), dating to the period AD 222-235 (Reece period 11). [COL F]L P-A-C DEV[LT], Artemis advancing right holding bow with left hand, drawing arrow from quiver at shoulder, hound at feet right. Mint of Deultum (Thrace). As D. Draganov 'The Coinage of Deultum', 2007, pp. 119-122, pls. 23-24, Type 1.
Created on: Wednesday 9th August 2017
Last updated: Monday 26th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Childrey', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-B668C1
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy Roman Provincial coin of Diadumenian (AD 217-8) , minted in Byzantium, Thrace. Obverse, cuirassed bust of emperor right with Greek inscription, ΔΙΑΔΟVΜΕΝΙΑΝΟC Κ, transliterated as.DIADOUMENIANOS C. Reverse, a bunch of grapes hanging, ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΩΝ surrounding. Ref. SNG Copenhagan Thrace cf. 517 (reverse for coin of Caracalla). This coin is apparently unpublished, but is the second specimen recorded on the PAS Database - see KENT-FE0F67. The previous find was acquired by the British Museum:2011,4172.1.
Created on: Monday 10th April 2017
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
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Record ID: SUR-90AECA
Object type: COIN
Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy Roman provincial coin of Gordian III (AD 238-244), dating to the period AD 242-243 (Reece period 12). P M S COL VIM / AN IIII reverse type depicting a female figure wearing a chiton, extending her two hands over the heads of a bull and a lion that stand to her right and left. Mint of Viminacium (Moesia Superior). As SNG Budapest II, pp. 54-57, cf. no. 215 passim. This is the first example of a large bronze issue from Viminacium recorded through the PAS. It is a very unusual coin for Britain, although an increasing number of Roman provincial issues are being recorded,…
Created on: Monday 27th March 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 18th October 2017
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