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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1919,0213.17

  • Denomination

    • stater
  • Description

    Gold coin.(obverse) Laureate head of Apollo, left.
    (reverse) Horse, left; traces of rider above.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 2ndC BC (circa)
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Type series

    • Gallo-Belgic Ab (class 4b (Sills))
  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 7.38 grammes
    • Diameter: 26.5 millimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Sills 2003 293 bibliographic details
    • Evans 1864 Pl.A4 bibliographic details
    • Scheers 1977 series 8, class VIIIa, fig. 65 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2016 11 Mar-25 Sep, Edinburgh, National Museums Scotland, ‘Celts’
    2015-2016 24 Sep-31 Jan, London, BM, G30, 'Celts: Art and Identity'

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1919

  • Acquisition notes

    Found in 1849 at Fenny Stratford (but recorded as Leighton Buzzard in Evans 1864).

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1919,0213.17

Gold Gallo-Belgic A stater.  Iron Age, 2nd century BC

Obverse & Reverse

Gold Gallo-Belgic A stater. Iron Age, 2nd century BC

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