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Stater promotes lively sale

When Chris Rudd put the gold stater from the 1885 Freckenham hoard up for sale on Jan. 13, it produced quite a fight. If nothing else, this small coin demonstrated that while grade and rarity are primary determiners of price, … Continue reading

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Celtic gold in November sale

A metal detectorist in Britain has unearthed a 2,000-year-old coin error. It occurs on a rare Iron Age gold stater of King Tasciovanos (“Badger-Killer”). He ruled the Catuvellauni of Hertfordshire around 25 B.C.E. to 10 C.E. The usual legend of … Continue reading

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