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ID:     81001348
Type:     Celtic
Region:     BRITANIA
City:     Trinovantes and Catuvellauni
Issuer:     Tasciovanus
Date Ruled:     ca. 20 BC-10 AD
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Unit
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     Circa 5 BC-AD
Weight:     2.50 g
Die Axis:     9 h
Obverse Description:     Cruciform pattern, possibly celticized winged thunderbolt
Reverse Legend:     VE[R]
Reverse Description:     Boar right; crescent above, VE[R] below
Mint:     Verulamium
Primary Reference:     Van Arsdell 1713-1
Reference2:     SCBC 252
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Near EF, green patina
Notes:     Sale: CNG 81, Lot: 1348 Rare. From the Dr. William F. Blank Collection.The date for this issue is based on parallels with the silver types in Kretz’s group D.