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Title: Celtic gold stater
Item Name: Currency


Part of the hoard of Celtic gold staters (dated to c50BC) found in 1999-2001 by local metal detectorists Jack Cooper and Alec Thompson on agricultural land in the Beverley area. Corieltauvi tribe (from modern Lincolnshire, Van Ardsell type 825. Face on obverse, stylised horse and square "kite" on reverse. A total of 46 coins from the hoard have been purchased by the Council, with over 100 found on the site (as of 2008).

Culture: Iron Age
Materials: copper; gold
Measurements: Diam:1.9cm; Wt:5.44g
ID_Number: ERYMS : 2001.2.9