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    British Iron Age Celtic Durotriges 'Cranborne Chase' Billion Stater

    British Iron Age Celtic Durotriges 'Cranborne Chase' Billion Stater

    £95

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    BRISTOL, United Kingdom

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    About this item

    This is an ancient Iron Age Celtic billion silver stater of the British Durotriges Tribe. It was minted between the mid 1st century BC to the mid 1st century AD with the invasion of the Romans.

    Obverse:  Devolved head of Apollo right 

    Reverse:  Disjointed horse left; pellets above, pellet below, pellet in lozenge above tail, [zigzag and pellet pattern between two parallel exergue lines].

    CULTURE: Celtic

    DENOMINATION: Stater

    MATERIAL: Billion (base silver)

    DATE: 58 BC - 45 AD

    SIZE: 17mm dia

    WEIGHT: 1.92 grams

    ATTRIBUTION:  ABC 2166; V.1235, 52, 54, 55, BMC 2525-2731. Spink 367.

    PROVENANCE: Private collection. Bristol, United Kingdom. 

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    Additional Information

    Code

    11658

    Period

    Pre 1600, Iron Age, Ancient

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