Collection of Ancient British Coins
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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ANCIENT BRITISH, North Eastern Region, Inscribed coins, Corieltavi, Volisios Dumnocoveros type, (c.30-45 A.D.), gold stater, ...