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The Corieltauvi tribe were centred on modern day Leicester extending to the East coast and occupying most of current day `East Midlands' region of England. Their coinage dates from the second century bc.

 

This particular piece dates approx 50 -40 bc and is referred to being of the `Hosidius' type. That is, it mimics a roman republican denarius of L Hosidius Geta (68 bc)..

 

Obverse is a boar facing left.with a daisy in a beaded ring above. Reverse is a horse facing left with a bead in a beaded circle below.

 

This coin approx 0.7g silver

 

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