This is an ancient Celtic gold stater of Commius, Muzzles type c. 50 - 25 BC.
Obverse: Devolved head of Apollo facing right, with two "hidden face" motifs.
Reverse: Celtic horse facing right, with remains of of charioteer's arm above, and chariot wheel below.
CULTURE: British Iron Age: Atrebates & Regni. Commius
MATERIAL: Gold (pale gold)
DATE: 50 - 25 BC
SIZE: 19mm dia
WEIGHT: 5.4 grams
ATTRIBUTION: ABC 1022; VA 350-1; S.65; Bean COM 1-3; ABC 1022; SCBC 65.
PROVENANCE: metal detector find from the South Coast UK
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