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King Sam Pentagram

King Sam Pentagram

"This excessively rare tribal coin (only one other recorded) forms a crucial link in the chain that ties King Sam…
Cow bone hoard

Cow bone hoard

Cow bone hoard Lynn Museum-60/-1 32 Gallo-Belgic E gold staters  "This Iron Age hoard of 32 Gallo-Belgic E gold coins,…
Selsey Uniface

Selsey Uniface

Dr Philip de Jersey says: “By far the most influential coinage in the south was the triple-tailed horse stater (British…
Dolphin Curls

Dolphin Curls

  Dolphin Curls. c.50-30 BC. Silver unit. 14mm. 1.15g. Head left, thick crescents for hair./ Triple-tailed horse right, floral sun…
South Ferriby Shrimp

South Ferriby Shrimp

  South Ferriby Shrimp. Rich Type 24a (this coin illustrated fig.11). c.55-45 BC. Silver unit. 15mm. 1.12g. Simplified boar right,…
Chichester Cogwheel

Chichester Cogwheel

    Chichester Cogwheel. c.50-40 BC. Gold quarter stater. 12mm. 1.22g. Plain field with ringed-pellet in central cogwheel./ Globular horse…
Gold Tit

Gold Tit

    Gold Tit. c.50-30 BC. Gold quarter stater. 11mm. 1.36g. Plain except for breast-like bulge with ring in centre,…
Rare William Rufus

Rare William Rufus

I  haven't seen many William Rufus pennies yet in my digital and real-life travels. Here is a splendid and extremely…
Carausius Wolf & Twins

Carausius Wolf & Twins

  Carausius. Silver Denarius (3.98 g), Romano-British Emperor, AD 287-293. London, ca. AD 287. IMP I CARAVSIVS P F AVG,…
Carausius RSR

Carausius RSR

RSR in the exergue of Carausius' coins represents lines from Virgil rather than a mintmark. An interesting and detailed review…
Gaulish Quinarius

Gaulish Quinarius

Druid running, looking backwards, brandishing torc and serpent; horse looking backwards, ready. GAUL, Northeast. Treviri. Circa 50-30 BC. AR Quinarius (14mm,…
King Eadmund of All England

King Eadmund of All England

Penny Eadmund Small Cross S.1105, North 688 Two-Line Horizontal type Obverse legend EADMUND REXB York Mint, moneyer Ingelgar (939-941) with…
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