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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2011,4037.1

  • Denomination

    • stater
  • Description

    Gold coin.(obverse) Crossed wreath with two opposed crescents at the centre and inscription around.
    (reverse) Horseman facing right, inscription above and below.

  • State

    • Cantii (attributed to)
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 10 BC-10
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 5.4253 grammes
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        EPPI
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        ANAREVITO
      • Inscription Comment

        The 'AN' is a monogram and could be read 'AV', making the name AVAREVITO(s)
  • Curator's comments

    This coin provides the only evidence of a ruler in Kent of this name.

  • Location

    G68/2/2

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2011

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    2011,4037.1

Gold coin. Anarevitos

Obverse

Gold coin. Anarevitos

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