Kite. Gold Stater.


The Corieltauvi ‘army of the broad land’ were a large north-eastern tribe between the rivers Trent, Nene and Humber, focused primarily on Lincolnshire and extending into Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire. Centres at Old Sleaford (mint-site), Dragonby, Lincoln (Lindo, ‘lake river’) and Leicester (Ratae, ‘ramparts’).


Kite. c.45-10 BC. Gold Stater. 18mm. 5.36g. Wreath and crescents, bears paws./ Lunate horse facing left, traces of diamond kite above, four armed spiral below. ABC  1761, VA 825, BMC 3181-84, S 392, CCI 00.0285 (this coin). VF, rose gold, clear wreath and bears paws. Ex East Anglian collection, ex Roy Pilkington collection, 1989.                                         Was £550. Now only £500 

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