Issued under the Chief of the Corieltauvi tribe Volisios Dumnocoveros in c 35-50 AD.
Celtic gold stater with vertical wreath obverse and horse on reverse
This coin weighs 5.4 grams and tests at approximately 9 to 10 Kt gold (gold content irregular through the coin on our testing machine)
Spink reference number 416
The writing on the obverse should read 'VOLISIOS' between the lines running across the coin. At the top left of this coin part of a ring of pellets can be seen. Just under this on the top row of writing part of a 'V' can be seen followed by an 'O' then on the right of the wreath an 'L' can be seen, on the line underneath an 'O' can be seen. On the bottom line on the left of the wreath an 'SI' can be seen. There is a scratch inbetween the S and the I
The wreath runs perpendicularly over the 3 lines. The wreath is sometimes described as brick like leaves.
The reverse shows a horse facing left. The inscription starts where the two ears of the horse go out to the edge of the coin. The lettering can be seen that says 'DVM' around the edge. The tail of the horse then meets the edge, after this the lettering says 'NOCO'. After the front legs of the horse meet the edge of the coin the lettering reads VEROS. The total legend reads DVMNOCOVEROS.
There is a ring / triangular arrangement of three gold pellets just below the head of the horse.
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their gold content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
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