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Great Britain, celtic plated gold stater, British 'Remic' type, c.50 B.C circa 50 BC

1.8 cm (diameter) | RCIN 444087

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  • Coin: Great Britain, celtic plated gold stater, British 'Remic' type.
    Obverse: convex, blank except for a few feint raised lines
    Reverse: Crude horse galloping right, triple tail, wheel and small arc below. Eye shaped symbol behind, stirrup shaped symbol and two pellets above horse (derived from figure of a charioteer); the whole derived from a Greek gold stater of Philip II of Macedon depicting Philip competing at the Olympic Games c.50 B.C; concave
    Provenance

    Found at Tidgrove Warren Farm, Kingsclere, Hampshire, 1985. Donated by RM Plaice

  • Medium and techniques
    Measurements

    1.8 cm (diameter)

    6.0 g (Weight) (whole object)