British/Gaul. Coriosolite (Armorican). ca. 75 to 50 BC. billon stater.

Ancient Coins - British/Gaul. Coriosolite (Armorican). ca. 75 to 50 BC. billon stater.
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Tribal origin : The Coriosolites were an Armorican tribe situated in Cotes-D'Armor in Brittany. They minted coins only during the Gallic War.  After the Gallic War, thousands of Coriosolite coins were sent to Hengistbury in England via the island of Jersey for recycling and large hoards of these coins have been found on Jersey.

Denomination
: Billon stater.  Date : ca. 56 BC.

Size : 21.3 x 25.2 mm.  Weight : 6.46 grams.

Reference : Seaby Greek - 110.  Spink British - 17 (class IV).  Hooker series X group #E / #19.

Grade : VF/XF, obverse slightly off-centre.  Brown patination, with some crusty green areas.  All of the brighter green areas are stable.

Obverse : Crude head right.

Reverse : Very stylized man headed horse right, with a lyre symbol below.

Price SKU: vcoin3810
US$ 275.00
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Rates for: 01/23/18

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