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Title: Gold stater
Item Name: Currency

Description:

Gold stater, domino type, Corieltauvian H. 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. Produced by the Corieltauvi tribe (from modern Lincolnshire). A total of 46 coins from the hoard have been purchased by the Council, with over 100 found on the site (as of 2008). For the initial group of 11 found on 21st/22nd November and purchased with Council funds see 2001.2.


Year: 50BC (approx)
Culture: Iron Age
Materials: gold; copper
Measurements: Diam: 1.8cm; Wt:5.22g
ID_Number: ERYMS : 2001.143.1