ABC 2383 -
Early Uninscribed issues, Unit, Late Whaddon Chase type, female head right with pointed nose and corded hair, tiny horse and bird in front, rev. annuleted horse right, bucranium and pellets in annulets above, pellet ring in front, pellets-in-annulets below, 1.05g/3h (ABC 2383; BMC 376; VA 1558; S –). Approximately a dozen known, of which this is one of the finest. A type of uncertain origin, variously attributed to the Catuvellauni and the Trinovantes, with an extraordinary caricature-like female portrait, sometimes referred to as ‘Thatcher’s Sister’. Assigned by Chris Rudd to the Trinovantes. Images courtesy of DNW.