Tasciovanus, Gold Stater

Item Reference: C201007119 Sold Share
Catuvellauni. Tasciovanus (c. 25 BC – AD 9). Gold Stater. Obverse: TASCI / RICON, on tablet, vertical wreath. Reverse: Horseman charging left, holding sword and shield, beaded ring below. (cf.…
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£6,950.00

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Description

Catuvellauni.

Tasciovanus (c. 25 BC – AD 9).

Gold Stater.

Obverse: TASCI / RICON, on tablet, vertical wreath.
Reverse: Horseman charging left, holding sword and shield, beaded ring below.

(cf. Cottam 318; VA 1780-5; Mack 184; S.219; ABC 2580).

Extremely Fine and well-struck.

5.52g.

Ex. Spink Auction 225 (22-23/09/2014), lot #13
Ex. Rudd, List 119, lot #47

This remarkable obverse legend refers to Tasciovanus as ‘Ricon’ or ‘Supreme King’. It is likely this issue was struck late in the king’s reign, and served as a propaganda piece to his subjects.

Specification

Periodc. 25 BC - 9 AD
Datec. 25 BC - AD 9
Coin Group

Ancient Britain

Denomination

Stater

Metal

Gold

Referencescf. Cottam 318; VA 1780-5; Mack 184; S.219; ABC 2580
Weight5.52 g

Provenance

Ex. Spink Auction 225 (22-23/09/2014), lot #13
Ex. Rudd, List 119, lot #47

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