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Stater of Whaddon Chase type with laureate head

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Obverse: Laureate head. Reverse: Horse right, pellet below, two ground lines.

Provenance

1965: purchased for MFA by Mary B. Comstock; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, December 8, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Early British (Celtic), Pre-Roman Period, about 40–20 B.C.

Mint

Britain

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 5.84 gm.

Accession Number

65.1702

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins