W-Forelegs Proto Boar. Silver unit.


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’).


W-Forelegs Proto Boar. Rich 16d. c.55-45 BC. Silver unit. 15mm. 1.23g. Boar facing right./ Horse facing left with antler-style ears, W-shaped front legs, ringed pellet in front, ringed pellet and beaded ring above, ringed pellet below ABC—, VA—, BMC—, S—. VF/Gd VF, crisp horse, rings and pellets. Ex East Anglian collection. EXCESSIVELY RARE only five others recorded. Found Caistor, Lincs.   Was £225. Now only £195

Boar Horse by Matthew Rich is a comprehensive catalogue of uninscribed silver coin types and sub-types of the coins of the Corieltauvi c.60 BC-AD 10. Enlarged coin drawings, detailed descriptions and over 250 illustrations. Available from Chris Rudd only (£15 + p&p).


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