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Title: 1993C270 Iceni Silver Unit
Description: 1993C270
Celtic Coin - Iceni Silver Unit
Corieltauvi prototype, made of silver
Made in Britain, excavated in Lincolnshire

Narrative Record:
Authors: David Symons
Purpose: Label Text
Narrative: The Celts were the first inhabitants of Britain to use coins. The earliest ones were brought over from Northern France, but the British soon began to make their own versions of these useful novelties. The designs on this coin are splendid examples of how the Celts took naturalistic images and transformed them into more stylised patterns.
Keywords:
Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Ancient and Mediaeval Coins
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Precious metal/Silver
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Numismatics
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Coin
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England
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Animal
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Pig
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Celtic
   
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Unit: mm
Credit Line: Presented by the Friends of Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, 1993