Coins, Tokens and Historical Medals (18 March 2015)

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Date of Auction: 18th March 2015

Sold for £400

Estimate: £400 - £500

Claudius, plated Denarius, London (?), c. 46-7, laureate head right, rev. spqr pp ob c s in three lines within wreath, 2.90g (RSC 87; BMC 45). Good very fine, the silvering virtually complete, scarce £400-500

Footnote

Dated by the Tribunate to AD 46-7, these plated coins were produced in the earliest years of the Roman occupation of Britain. A group of them was found in 1996 by the River Waveney in East Anglia