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Estimate: 1'250 GBP   |   Starting price: 1'000 GBP Online bidding closed
Vepo Triadic. c.AD15-40. Gold stater. 18mm. 4.95g. Wreath crossed by bar with crescent at each end, ring of pellets in each crescent./ Lunate horse left, pellet under chin, VEP above (VE conjoined), [CO]RF below, pellet triad under tail. ABC 1854, VA 960, BMC 3302-03, S 410. Near EF, rose gold, bold strike, clear pellet triad. RARE

All parts of this dramatically designed stater stand out in high relief including the large bold letters of its legend. Found near Ludlow, Shropshire, in the land of the Cornovii ‘Worshippers of the Horned One’ (probably Cernunnos).

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