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Lot 4621    SESSION 17 (11.30AM FRIDAY 28 JULY)    Collection of Ancient British Coins

Estimate $2,500
Current Bid No bids
Bidding Closes 28 Jul 09:30

ANCIENT BRITISH, North Eastern Region, Inscribed coins, Corieltavi, Volisios Dumnocoveros type, (c.30-45 A.D.), gold stater, (4.98 g), obv. [V]OLI [S[IOS in two lines, crossed by vertical wreath of brick-like leaves facing inwards, beaded ringed-pellet in angle, rev. lunate horse to left, pellet triad under open head, DVMNOCOVEROS around, (S.416, ABC 1980, Van A 978, NE 8-9, BMC 3330-36, M 463, CCI 07.0404 [this coin]). Attractive rose gold, well defined horse, good display of regal names, extremely fine and rare in this condition.

Private purchase from Chris Rudd, list 94, #35.



Volisios was the father of Dumnocoveros, Cartivellaunos, Dubnovellaunos and Daninveliros.



This superb coin was found near Lund, North Yorkshire, north of the Humber and west of the Derwent.

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