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ID:     81001387
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Celtic
Region:     BRITANIA
City:     Iceni
Issuer:     Queen Boudicca
Date Ruled:     61 AD
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Unit
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD Circa
Weight:     1.22 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Description:     Celticized head right; branch to left, three pellets below, trefoils to right
Reverse Description:     Celticized horse right; pellet below tail, wheel above, lozenge-shaped box below
Primary Reference:     Allen, Coins 95-102
Reference2:     Van Arsdell 794-1 var. (pellet in box)
Reference3:     SCBC 434
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=140933
Grade:     Good VF, toned.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 1387 From the Dr. William F. Blank Collection.Although these types have traditionally been ascribed to Queen Boudicca, hoard studies and finds over the past 15 years have shown that the Normal Face-Horse series probably began much earlier, and continued into her reign.