British/Gaul. Coriosolite (Armorican). ca. 56 BC. Billon stater.

Ancient Coins - British/Gaul. Coriosolite (Armorican).  ca. 56 BC. Billon stater.
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Tribal origin : The Coriosolite were a Celtic tribe of N. W. Gaul, which moved to the Channel Islands at about the time of Julius Caesar's invasion of Gaul.  These coins were minted in Gaul but are normally found on the Channel Islands.

Denomination : Billon stater.

Size : 19.2 x 20.0 mm  Weight : 6.14 grams.

Reference : Seaby Greek - 110.  Spink British - 16 (class 3). 

Grade :gVF but a little off-centre.

Obverse : Crude head right, with the anchor-shaped nose.

Reverse : Very stylized horse right.

Most coins of this type were struck by the Coriosolites in N. W. Gaul and taken to the Channel Islands when the people fled there during the Gallic invasion by Julius Caesar.  It is likely that the type continued to be struck on the Channel Islands for some time after that.

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利率: 09/24/18

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