Ogmios and Boar. Round Eye with Severed Head and Two Leaf Curls silver stater.
The Coriosolites ‘army of the sun’ occupied Cotes d’Armor, north Brittany, giving their name to the capital, modern Corseul. Main seaport: Saint-Malo at the mouth of the river Arguenon (Aregenon ‘before the mouth’).
Ogmios and Boar. Round Eye with Severed Head and Two Leaf Curls. c.57-56 BC. Silver stater. 23-25mm. 6.62g. Head of Armorican sun-god right, with rolls of hair and round eye./ Human-headed horse right, small boar right below. ABC 55, LT 6614, Rybot 92, Hooker 65, S 16. VF, lightly toned silver, bold human-headed horse, lovely boar. Was £550. Now only £450
This coin was probably minted to fund the Armorican fight against Julius Caesar. Rybot’s book War Coins of the Sun Warriors (Chris Rudd 2018) makes this fascinating, great-value series of staters easy to identify only £15 + p&p from Chris Rudd.
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