These six silver minims were all minted for Verica ‘the high one’ (as in ‘His Highness’), king of the Regini and Atrebates, c.AD 10-40. In all 60 different minims were issued by rulers of the southern tribes, most of them classically inspired.
More than nine out of every ten British minims are likely to have been found on a temple site. Why is that? Click on CR button to read Dr Philip de Jersey’s article in Chris Rudd List 71, September 2003, p.2-4. Reconstruction of Romano-Celtic temple at Wanborough by David Williams, courtesy of Surrey Archaeological Society.