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Celtic Stater

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1993C188
Collection:Antiquities - Ancient & Mediaeval Coins
Date:1 AD c - 50 AD c

Notes

This gold coin is attributed to a Celtic tribal group called the Dobunni, that was based on the Gloucestershire-Worcestershire area. The man named on the obverse of the coin is presumed to have been the tribal ruler in the early to middle first century AD. 'Bodvoc' is an abbreviated form of his name, but we have no evidence how it should be expanded.

Presented by the Friends of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, 1993.

Further Information

Reign:Bodvoc
Production Period:Celtic
Material(s):Gold
Denomination:Stater
Currency:British
Place of Origin:England - possibly

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Dimensions

Diameter:18 mm