Lot 37. Britain, North Eastern Region. Corieltavi. Vepo. Ca. A.D. 15-40. AR unit. Vepo Ring Pellet type.
Britain, North Eastern Region. Corieltavi. Vepo. Ca. A.D. 15-40. AR unit (15 mm, 1.09 g). Vepo Ring Pellet type. Wreath with extra leaves each side of center forming circle / (VE)PO above, CO-[R F] before, horse with double forelegs right; below, pellet in ring. ABC 1878; Van Arsdell 950; BMC -; SCBC 411. Very rare. Toned. Good very fine.
From the KJG Collection of British Celtic Coins. Ex Rudd 119 (September 2011), 35; M. O'Bee Collection; Kirmondle Mire, 25 September 1997 (CCI 97.2262).
Vepo- is the abbreviated first part of this Corieltavian ruler's name, and the remaining part of the legend (COR F) indiciates that he was the son of Cor-, perhaps Corionos or Corrios.