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Unique ID: GLO-0C12F8
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
Iron Age Silver unit
"Monnaies-a-la-croix" type, c. 200-118 BC, Depeyrot type 220-221
Diameter 17mm thickness 2.1mm, weight 3.02g
Obverse: Almost blank (possible remains of head?)
Reverse: Cross with crescents and small pellets in each of the segments.
Condition: Very fine
These coins were produced in the Languedoc region of southern France in the second century BC and are, as such, usually attributed to the Volcae Arecomici (and/or Volcae Tectosages). There are very rare finds in this country and only about 3-4 of these coins found in Britain.
Special thanks to Dr Ian Leins (curator or the Iron Age and Roman coins in the British Museum) for helping with the identification of this coin.
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Thickness: 2.1 mm
Weight: 3.02 g
Diameter: 17 mm
Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2010 - Wednesday 30th June 2010
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Other reference: 3743
Denomination: Unit (silver)
Secondary ruler/issuer: Uninscribed
Geographic provenance: Continental Gaulish (Southern)
Obverse description: Almost blank (possible remains of head?)
Reverse description: Cross with crescents and small pellets in each of the segments. Condition: fine
Degree of wear: Slightly worn: very fine
Status qualifier: Certain
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