CELTIC, Belgae(?). Uninscribed.
Circa 65 BC-AD 45. AV Stater (18mm, 6.11 g, 5h). Chute (British B) type. Devolved head of Apollo right / Disjointed horse left; ‘crab’ below; above tail, elongated pellet within elliptical ornament, three tiny dots in line below; pellets around. Van Arsdell 1205-1 (Durotriges); ABC 746; SCBC 22; CCI 99.0494 (this coin). VF, toned.
Ex Geoff Cottam Collection; Lawrence R. Stack Collection (Sotheby’s, 22 April 1999), lot 99.
ABC suggests a reattribution of this series from the Durotriges to the Belgae on the strength of find spot evidence. No examples of the type have been found in the territories of the Regni, Atrebates, or Durotriges, with all known coming from the Hampshire area.