Reproduction Cantiaci Yoke Sunflower Quarter Stater

  • Product Code: CCYQ
  • Availability: 56
  • £4.00


Obverse: This bowl shaped quarter stater has a plain obverse.

Reverse: Horse galloping left with beaded mane, yoke above, pellets and ringed-pellets around, sunflower below.

History: The Cantiaci were a Celtic or Belgic people living in Britain before the Roman conquest. They lived in the area then called Cantium, now called Kent, in south-eastern England. Their capital was Durovernum Cantiacorum, now Canterbury. The yoke-shaped ornament may be perceived in at least three different ways: as a yoke, as a stylised face, or as male genitalia. This coin is extremely rare with only four originals being recorded.

Date: Circa 45-40BC

Diameter: 1.1cm

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