obolos 1
8 Feburary 2015
Webauction
Perfectly struck example
Lot 1
CELTIC BRITAIN, Regini & Atrebates. Uninscribed, circa 75-45 BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 15mm, 1.38 g 2). Abstract head of Apollo with spiky hair to right. Rev. Celticized horse prancing right, with triple-tail; above, radiate pellet-in-crescent; below, wheel. ABC 503. S. 48. VA 220. An excellent example with a lovely tone. Particularly well-centered and sharply struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1850 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Lot 2
CELTIC BRITAIN, Regini & Atrebates. Commios, c. 50-25 BC. Stater (Gold, 16mm, 5.42 g), E-Type. Wreath pattern with crescents. Rev. [COMMIOS] Disjointed triple-tailed horse to right; below, wheel; above, E with bent middle bar; below head, trefoil. ABC 1025. BMC 730. S. 66. VA 352. Extremely rare. Toned and well struck. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 2400 CHF
Lot 3
CELTIC BRITAIN, Corieltauvi. Uninscribed, circa 45-10 BC. Stater (Gold, 17mm, 5.80 g 6), north east coast type. Abstracted wreathed head to right. Rev. Horse galloping left, charioteer’s arms above; below, sun smbol made of pellets. ABC 1740 var. (different symbol below horse, cf. 1737). A very attractive, toned example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 820 CHF
Starting Price: 800 CHF
Lot 4
CELTIC BRITAIN, Trinovantes. Dubnovellaunos, c. 5 BC-AD 10. Stater (Gold, 17mm, 5.36 g). Wreath design with crescents at the middle. Rev. DVBNOVIILLAVN Horse prancing to left; above, pellet within ring between two pellets; below, branch and pellet. ABC 2392. BMC 2442. VA 1650-1 var. An attractive piece on a nice flan with a full legend, rare as such. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 5
CELTIC BRITAIN, Catuvellauni. Addedomaros, c. 45-25 BC. Stater (Gold, 18mm, 5.57 g). Crossed wreaths with two crescents back to back at the center. Rev. [AĐĐIIDOM] Horse to right; below, wheel; above and below, pellet within annulets and pellets. ABC 2514. BMC 2930. VA 1605. Legend mostly off the flan as usual, otherwise well centered and struck on a large flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 1800 CHF
Lot 6
CELTIC BRITAIN, Catuvellauni. Tasciovanos, c. 25 BC-AD 10. Stater (Gold, 16-18mm, 5.38 g), Warrior series B. Crossed wreath motif, one curved, and with two opposed crescents at the center. Rev. TAS C Warrior on horseback to right, holding carnyx; to left, right and in exergue, ringed pellet. ABC 2565. BMC 1620-22. VA 1730-5. Rare. Well centered and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 1800 CHF
Lot 7
CELTIC BRITAIN, Catuvellauni. Tasciovanos, c. 25 BC-AD 10. Stater (Gold, 18mm, 5.46 g). TASCI / RICON within double panel over vertical wreath. Rev. Warrior riding left, his body turned back to right, holding shield in his left hand and spear in his upraised right; ringed pellet below. ABC 2580. BMC 1634-6. VA 1780-9. Rare. Well centered and attractive. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2950 CHF
Starting Price: 2400 CHF
Lot 8
CELTIC BRITAIN, Catuvellauni. Andoco, c. 20-1 BC. Stater (Gold, 16-18mm, 5.40 g). Crossed wreaths with two pairs of opposed filling ornaments. Rev. AND - O Horse prancing to right; above left, bucranium and ring of pellets; below, curious sea-serpent like ornament. ABC 2715. BMC 2012-14. VA 1860. Very rare. A clear example, though lightly struck. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 2300 CHF
Lot 9
CELTIC BRITAIN, Catuvellauni & Trinovantes. Cunobelin, c. 8-41. Quarter Stater (Gold, 12mm, 1.40 g 10), first issue, Camulodunon (Colchester). CAMVL on a central panel over vertical wreath with alternate heart shapes and bucrania in the angles. Rev. CVNO Two horses galloping to left (the deconstructed remains of a biga) with a leaf above and a ‘wheel’ below. ABC 2807. BMC 1836-36A. VA 1927. Very rare. Nicely toned. Reverse slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 1800 CHF
Lot 10
CELTIC BRITAIN, Catuvellauni & Trinovantes. Cunobelin, c. 8-41. Stater (Gold, 16mm, 5.39 g 1), Camulodunon (Colchester). CA MV Grain ear. Rev. CVNO Horse jumping to right; above, branch. ABC 2795 (this coin cited). BMC 1828. VA 2025. Very rare. A lovely toned example with a horse of fine style and sharply engraved lettering. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 2700 CHF
Lot 11
GAUL, Morini. Circa 58-50 BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 10mm, 1.47 g 4), Flower Tree type. Boat with two occupants (?); pellet to left; all within border of small x-like ornaments. Rev. Central bar bisected by rooted tree; bent line below, crescent and three-pronged ornament in exergue. ABC 40. BMC -. DT 249. Flesche 226. LT 8611. S. 10. Scheers 13, pl. 5.118-119. VA 69-1. An attractive piece with a particularly nice reverse. Obverse struck off center as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 230 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Rare and splendid 1/4 Stater
Lot 12
GAUL, Ambiani (?). Circa 58-50 BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 9mm, 1.28 g), Flower Tree type. Flower-like object. Rev. Rooted tree or trophy with bar on each side; rosette and pellets-in-annulets above, three pellets-in-annulets and bent line below. ABC 46. BMC -. DT 255-256. Ev. -. Flesche 221 (Morini?). LT 8732. S. 10. Scheers 13, pl. 5.123. VA 67-1. A lovely piece of great style and rarity. Sharply struck and particularly nice for this issue. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 410 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Struck during Caesar’s Gallic Wars
Lot 13
GAUL, Ambiani. Circa 60-50 BC. Stater (Gold, 16-18mm, 6.21 g), struck during Caesar’s Gallic Wars, Gallo-Belgic type E. Blank convex surface, with traces of design around the edges. Rev. Disjointed horse to right, with crescent below and pellets around. ABC 16. Depeyrot, NC VI, 161. DT 239. S. 11. VA 52/4. A lovely example with bright and shiny surfaces. Some striking flatness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 14
GAUL, Ambiani. Circa 60-50 BC. Stater (Gold, 15mm, 6.18 g), struck during Caesar’s Gallic Wars, Gallo-Belgic Type E. Blank convex surface, with traces of design around the edges. Rev. Disjointed horse to right, with crescent below and pellets around. ABC 16. Depeyrot, NC VI, 161. DT 239. S. 11. VA 52/4. Clear and well struck. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 960 CHF
Lot 15
GAUL, Ambiani or Bellovaci. Circa 125-100 BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 13mm, 1.75 g 3), Broad Flan type. Flamboyant wreathed head to left. Rev. Celticized horse prancing left with remains of charioteer above; rosette below. ABC 31. DT 69-71. LT 7892 (Bellovaci). S. 7. Scheers 8, pl. 3.77-79. VA 20. With minor scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 270 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Unknown and unique 1/4 Stater
Lot 16
GAUL, uncertain tribe. Quarter stater (Gold, 10mm, 1.31 g 1), early 1st century BC (?). Bearded male head to left, wearing wreath with berries (laurel or olive). Rev. Horse kneeling to left, with prominent mane and with what may be a spear coming out of its back (or possibly stylized reins); above, ingot-like rectangular object. CCCBM -. DT -. Dembski -. LT -. S. -. Apparently unknown and unique. Many minor scratches and abrasions typical of a surface find, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3855 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 17
GAUL, uncertain tribe. Late 3rd-early 2nd century BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 12mm, 2.00 g), imitation of a stater of Philip II of Macedon. Irregular bulge with some design. Rev. Horse galloping right, charioteer holding reins; below, pellet. Cf. LT 3381. Weakly struck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 18
GAUL, uncertain tribe. Circa 3rd century BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 13mm, 1.78 g 11), imitation of a stater of Philip II of Macedon. Celticized head of Apollo to right. Rev. Horse galloping right, charioteer holding reins; below, head. LT 2015. Rare. Slightly worn, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 19
GAUL, uncertain tribe. Circa 3rd century BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 11mm, 1.84 g), imitation of a stater of Philip II of Macedon. Celticized head of Apollo to right. Rev. Horse galloping right, charioteer holding reins. LT 2015. Rare. Reverse slightly off centered and with a minor nick on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 20
GAUL, Salluvii (?). Obol (Silver, 10mm, 0.46 g 8), imitation of an obol of Massalia. Bare head of Apollo to left. Rev. M A within a wheel of four spokes. Brenot group IV. Depeyrot I, 26. Flesche 130. A good example nicely toned and well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A lovely Caleti hemistater
Lot 21
GAUL, Caleti. Circa late 2nd-1st century BC. Hemistater (Electrum, 15mm, 3.11 g 9), in the area of modern Fécamp. Laureate head of Apollo to right, in Celtic style with curly locks, and with traces of a wheel-shaped tattoo on his cheek. Rev. Charioteer, wearing robes, with long hair and holding a leaf-tipped spear, driving ‘biga’ drawn by a single horse to right; to right, floral ornament in place of the second horse; below, eight-spoked wheel. BN 10198 var. D&T 101 var. Flesche 191 (same obverse die but different reverse). An attractive piece with a particularly clear reverse. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 920 CHF
Starting Price: 900 CHF
Lot 22
GAUL, Leuci. Circa 100-50 BC. (Potin, 19mm, 6.14 g 5). Stylized head to left with spiky hair. Rev. Boar standing left with cross below. Castelin 582-593. Flesche 254f. var. (different symbol below boar). LT 9078. Extraordinarily heavy flan. Reverse slightly corroded, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 23
GAUL, Remi. 2nd-1st century BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 10mm, 1.54 g). Stylized head to right. Rev. Stylized horse prancing right; below, pellets; above, hemicycle. DT 182. A most attractive example struck in extraordinarily good metal. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 145 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 24
GAUL, Remi. 2nd-1st century BC. Quarter stater (Very base gold, 10mm, 1.48 g). Stylized head to right. Rev. Stylized horse prancing right; below, pellets; above, hemicycle. DT 182. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 25
GAUL, Remi. Remo, 1st century BC. (Potin, 16mm, 2.46 g 2). REMO Three jugate male busts to left. Rev. REMO Victory driving biga to left. DT 593. LT 8040. S. 519. A lovely piece with a green-blue enamel patina. Some striking flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 115 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 26
GAUL, Senones. 2nd-early 1st century BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 7mm, 1.84 g). Plain globular surface. Rev. Incuse punch with single line. Depeyrot, NC VI, 79. DT 2542. Flesche 160. A most attractive example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 27
GAUL, Senones. 2nd-early 1st century BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 8mm, 1.87 g). Plain globular surface. Rev. Incuse punch with single line. Depeyrot, NC VI, 79. DT 2542. Flesche 160. A few minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 28
GAUL, Senones. Circa 100-60 BC. Stater (Gold, 12mm, 7.24 g), Gallo-Belgic Bullet type or Globular Cross type. Small cross in center of plain globule with prominent rim. Rev. Plain reverse. ABC 94 (Carnutes?). BN 7374-7387. Chris Rudd 63.8. DT 2537. LT -. Scheers 15, pl. 128-129. Sills 527-534. Slightly worn obverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 29
GAUL, Senones (?). Quarter stater (Base gold, 10mm, 1.40 g). Four parallel lines, last one L; before, S. Rev. Horse prancing to left; above and below, torque. DT 183. Scheers 152. A beautiful example almost perfectly struck in relatively good metal. Slightly off-centered, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 30
GAUL, Senones (?). Quarter stater (Very base gold, 9mm, 1.32 g). Four parallel lines, last one L; before, S. Rev. Horse prancing to left; above and below, torque. DT 183. Scheers 152. Very attractive reverse. Obverse slightly worn, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 31
GAUL, Senones (?). Quarter stater (Very base gold, 10mm, 1.39 g). Four parallel lines, last one L; before, S. Rev. Horse prancing to left; above and below, torque. DT 183. Scheers 152. Well centered and sharply struck. Very base metal, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 32
GAUL, Senones. Circa 100-50 BC. (Potin, 18mm, 3.64 g 2). Stylized head with six strands of hair to right. Rev. Abstract horse galopping to left; around, three pellets. CCCBM III 389-97. DT 2641. Depeyrot, NC V, 145. Flesche 161 var. (two pellets). LT 7417. Slightly corroded, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 33
GAUL, Suessiones. Early 1st century BC. Stater (Gold, 15-18mm, 6.12 g 1), ’à l’oeil’ type. Devolved head of Apollo with one eye to right; two stars in field. Rev. Horse galloping left, charioteer transformed into fibula-like figure; above, two pellets; below, wheel, crescent and ladder-like design. DT 167. LT 8020. S. 174. An attractive example finely toned. Slightly off center as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Outstanding Aulerci Eburovices Obol
Lot 34
GAUL, Aulerci Eburovices. Circa 60-30 BC. Obol (?) (Silver, 15mm, 0.47 g 12), Pallas-Athene type. Celticized head of Apollo to left; below, boar standing inverted right on jaw of Apollo. Rev. Celticized horse galloping right; birdlike charioteer above, pellet-in-rosette to right; below, boar standing right. DT 2428. Flesche 202. Scheers 4. A beautiful example, nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lovely Baiocasses Stater
Lot 35
GAUL, Baiocasses. Circa 2nd-1st century BC. Stater (Billon, 20mm, 6.10 g 2), Ogmios and Boar type. Celticized head to right; boar above. Rev. Human-headed horse galopping to right; boar below. ABC 58. Chris Rudd 49.12. De J Armorica fig. 57c. DT 2262. LT 6967. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 36
GAUL, Namnetes. 2nd-1st century BC. Quarter stater (Very base gold, 14mm, 1.29 g 6). Celticized head of Apollo to right, ornaments around. Rev. Devolved celticized charioteer driving biga right; below, devolved figure right, with arms outstretched. Depeyrot, NC VIII, 175. DT 2201 (billon). LT 6745 (billon). An excellent piece with an old cabinet tone. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 37
GAUL, Pictones or Santones. 1st century BC. Quarter stater (Very base gold, 13mm, 1.39 g 2). Celticized head of Apollo to right. Rev. Devolved celticized charioteer driving biga right; below, right hand. Depeyrot III 73. DT 3658. Flesche 181. Dark tone. Somewhat weakly struck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 38
GAUL, Aedui. Late 2nd-early 1st century BC. Quarter stater (Base gold, 10mm, 1.62 g 11). Celticized head of Apollo to right. Rev. Horse galloping right, charioteer holding reins; below, wheel. DT 3180. A nice example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 39
GAUL, Lingones. Kaletedou, c. 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 13mm, 1.89 g 9). Helmeted head of Roma to left; X behind. Rev. KAΛETEΔOY Horse prancing to left. CCCBM II 284ff. Felsche 256. A few minor scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 40
GAUL, Aedui. Kaletedou, Circa 80-50 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 11mm, 1.91 g 11). Helmeted head of Roma to left. Rev. Horse prancing left; KAΛ above, wheel below. CCCBM II 304-15. DLT 8178. Depeyrot, NC IV, 285. DT 3196. Flesche 257. An attractive example. Slightly off-center and with rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 41
GAUL, Aedui. Doubno, c. 100-50 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 11mm, 1.98 g 2). Bust to left, wearing torque. Rev. ΔOVBNO Horse galopping right. CCCBM II S377-378. Depeyrot, NC 211. DT 3219. Flesche 263. A most attractive example finely toned and with an excellent reverse. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 42
GAUL, Aedui or Lingones (?). Circa 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 12mm, 1.81 g 2). Helmeted head of Roma to left; X behind. Rev. Horse prancing to left; below, wheel. Cf. Flesche 256 ff. Struck on a short flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 43
GAUL, Cavares or Allobroges. 1st century BC. Drachm (Silver, 13mm, 2.38 g 12). Crude laureate head left. Rev. Schematic horse left; caduceus below. ABT 3b pl. III, 3. CCCBM II 191. DT 3117. Flesche 133. LT 2895. Z. 23. Lightly toned. Somewhat weakly struck and slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 44
GAUL, Allobroges. Circa 100-85 BC. Drachm (Silver, 14mm, 2.32 g 12). Laureate head left. Rev. Horse galloping left; below, scepter or kerykeion. CCCBM II 170-175. Depeyrot, NC I 67. DT 3106. A lovely and very clear example. Reverse unusually well centered. Somewhat irregular flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 45
GAUL, Bituriges Cubi. Circa 80-50 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 14mm, 1.89 g 3). Head to left with hair arranged in three large clumps. Rev. A.... Horse walking left; above and below, uncertain letters. CCCBM II, cf. 508-510 var. LT 4139-4143 var. An interesting coin with a striking obverse head. Reverse lightly struck from a worn die, otherwise, good very fine/very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 46
GAUL, Sequani. Q. Doci. Sam. F., circa 100-50 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 12mm, 1.89 g 9). Q DOCI Helmeted head to left. Rev. Horse galloping left; Q DOCI above, SAM F below. CCCBM II 346-65. Depeyrot, NC IV, 269. DT 3245. Flesche 268. A lovely piece with a most attractive old cabinet tone. Slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 47
GAUL, Sequani. Togirix, mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 12mm, 1.84 g 2). TOGIRIX Head of Roma to left. Rev. TOGIRI Horse galopping left; serpent below. ABC 100. BMC 366-397. DT 3248-3250. LT 5550. A beautiful example with an excellent old cabinet tone. Slightly off center as usual, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 48
GAUL, Sequani. Togirix, mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 13mm, 2.02 g 7). TOGIRIX Head of Roma to left. Rev. [TOGIRIX] Celtic horse galloping to left; below, serpent to left. CCCBM II 366 ff. SLM 712. An attractive, toned example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 49
GAUL, Sequani. Togirix, mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 13mm, 1.86 g 10). TOG Head of Roma to left. Rev. TOGIRI Celticized horse prancing to left; serpent below. CCCBM II 366-400. Depeyrot, NC IV, 273. Flesche 269. LT 5550. A nice example with a very stylized head and a lovely old cabinet tone. Reverse off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 50
GAUL, Sequani. Togirix, mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 12mm, 1.90 g 6). TOGIRIX Head of Roma to left. Rev. TOGIRI Horse galopping left; serpent below. ABC 100. CCCBM II S342. DT 3248-3250. LT 5550. A nice example with an old cabinet tone. Off center as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 51
GAUL, Sequani. Togirix, mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 12mm, 1.95 g 12). TOGIRIX Head of Roma to left. Rev. TOGIRI Horse galopping left; serpent below. ABC 100. CCCBM II S334 DT 3248-3250. LT 5550. Slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A beautifully toned Volcae Tectosages Drachm
Lot 52
GAUL, Volcae Tectosages. Drachm (Silver, 18mm, 3.57 g). Head of Armorican style with flamboyant hair to left. Rev. Cross with pellet in three quarters and ax in the fourth. Ch. Robert H. LT pl. IX, 3079. A beautiful example perfectly toned. Slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 185 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 53
GAUL, Tolosates (a branch of the Volcae Tectosages at oppidum Tolosa). Mid-late 2nd century BC. Drachm (Silver, 13mm, 2.80 g). Celticized head to left; two dolphins before. Rev. Quadripartite design; crescent in outer portion of each angle; a diagonal grain within each upper angle; within lower angles, axe and open grain. CCCBM II S118-120. LT 3254 var. Savès 1. Finely toned and with an impressive head. Reverse off center as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 210 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 54
GAUL, Ruteni. Late 2nd-early 1st century BC. Drachm or Quinarius (Silver, 13mm, 2.20 g 3). Head with curly hair to left. Rev. Boar standing left; above and below, large pellet with ring. CCCBM II 99-106. LT 3443. Savès 442. Good metal. Off center as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 55
GAUL, Ruteni. Late 2nd-early 1st century BC. Drachm or Quinarius (Silver, 14mm, 2.20 g). Head to left. Rev. Cross with pellets and torques in the quarters. CCCBM II 91-98. BN 3472-3516. Savès 259. Off center as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 56
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. 2nd-1st century BC. Quarter stater or ’Glattes Regenbogenschüsselchen’ (Gold, 12mm, 1.20 g). Convex surface. Rev. Concave surface. Flesche 325 ff. Kellner, Manching 54. Castelin 1088ff. Minor scratches on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 57
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. 2nd-1st century BC. Quarter stater or ’Glattes Regenbogenschüsselchen’ (Gold, 12mm, 1.75 g). Convex surface. Rev. Concave surface. Flesche 325 ff. Kellner, Manching 54. Castelin 1088ff. Attractive example. Minor scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 58
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. 2nd-1st century BC. Quarter stater or Glattes Regenbogenschüsselchen (Gold, 14mm, 1.84 g). Blank convex surface, with traces of design around the edges. Rev. Blank concave surface. Flesche 325f. Kellner V A. Z. 225f. A particularly nice and finely toned example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 550 CHF
Lot 59
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. 1st century BC. Stater or ’Regenbogenschüsselchen’ (Gold, 18mm, 7.60 g), “Stern Type”, Manching. Irregular convex surface. Rev. Star of four rays within deeply concave field. Dembski 462. Flesche 331/2. Kellner, Manching, 51, Type V D. SLM 1083-4. Scarce. Usual flan cracks, but clear and toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Lot 60
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. Early 1st century BC. Stater (Gold, 16mm, 7.27 g). Head of an eagle to left, between two pellets; all within wreath. Rev. Five pellets within a torque with pellet at each end; all within cup-shaped incuse. Kellner type II C. Struck from worn dies. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1250 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 61
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. Early 1st century BC. Stater (Gold, 15-19mm, 7.75 g). Head of eagle to left within a wreath with a jeweled clasp above. Rev. Six pellets within torque; all within cup-shaped incuse. Kellner Type II C. Flan crack on the obverse , otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Rare type of Vindelici Stater
Lot 62
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. 1st century BC. Stater or ’Regenbogenschüsselchen’ (Gold, 17mm, 7.05 g 11). Head of eagle to left within wreath with a jeweled closing above. Rev. Star or cross in centre of convex field; three pellets above and ornament below. Flesche 305. Kellner type II E. LT 9436. Rare. Slightly worn, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 720 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 63
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. 1st century BC. 1/4 Quinarius (Silver, 11mm, 0.40 g 8), Manching Type II. Stylized head to left. Rev. Horse prancing left; four pellets above and ornament of three points with pellet below. Flesche 390. Kellner 687. Z. 177. Nicely toned. Some striking flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 64
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 14mm, 1.85 g 3), Prototype. Stylized head to left. Rev. Horse prancing to left; snake below. Flesche 366. Kellner 951. Obverse weakly struck. Granular surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 65
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 16mm, 1.79 g 8). Stylized head to left. Rev. Horse prancing to left; above, pellet. Lanz 17. W. 430. An attractive example well struck on a relatively braod flan. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 66
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 13mm, 1.69 g 9). Stylized head to left. Rev. Horse prancing to left; above, pellet. Lanz 17. W. 430. Attractively toned. Reverse slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 67
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 13mm, 1.89 g 3). Stylized head to left. Rev. Horse prancing to left; above, crescent. W. 431. A lovely coin lightly toned. Reverse slightly off-centered, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 68
CENTRAL EUROPE, Helvetii. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 13mm, 1.70 g). Head devolved into a bush. Rev. Horse prancing to left; three pellets above. Flesche - (cf. 370ff.). Rare. Excellent metal and clear surfaces. Slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 115 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 69
CENTRAL EUROPE, Helvetii. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 16mm, 1.86 g). Bush (devolved head). Rev. Horse prancing to left. DT 3277. Flesche - (cf. 370ff.). Kellner Gruppe C. SLM 943ff. Somewhat irregular flan, otherwise, good very fine.
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Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 70
CENTRAL EUROPE, Helvetii. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 12mm, 1.61 g). Palmette made from eight curved leaves; at the center, three pellets; below, crescent. Rev. Celtic horse galloping to left; above right, crescent surrounded by pellets; below, circle of pellets. CCCBM II 223. SLM 943. A lovely, well struck and toned example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 610 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 71
CENTRAL EUROPE, Helvetii. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 12mm, 1.42 g). Palmette made from eight curved leaves connected by a central line ornamented with pellets; below, crescent. Rev. Celtic horse galloping to left; above, crescent; below, branch or remains of a monogram. Gorny & Mosch 160, 2007, 1004 (same dies). SLM 956. Clear and toned. Reverse struck from a worn die. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 275 CHF
Lot 72
CENTRAL EUROPE, Helvetii. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 12mm, 1.53 g). Palmette made from eight curved leaves connected by a central line ornamented with pellets; below, crescent. Rev. Horse prancing to left; serpent (?) above and below, torque. Flesche 375. A lovely example with a particularly nice obverse. Toned and sharply struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 73
CENTRAL EUROPE, Helvetii. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 12mm, 1.24 g). Palmette made from eight curved leaves connected by a central line ornamented with pellets; below, crescent. Rev. Horse jumping over a fence; crescent above. Flesche - (cf. 366 ff.). Rare. A most interesting variant. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 145 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 74
CENTRAL EUROPE, Helvetii. Mid 1st century BC. ’Büschelquinar’ (Silver, 13mm, 1.71 g). Palmette made from eight curved leaves connected by a central line ornamented with pellets; below, crescent. Rev. Horse prancing to left; above and below, torque. Flesche 377. Extraordinarily nice for this issue. Perfectly toned, very sharp and clear. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 175 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Very rare Helvetii Quinarius
Lot 75
CENTRAL EUROPE, Helvetii (?). Mid to late 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 12mm, 1.91 g 10). Stylized head to left, wearing necklace. Rev. [VINILLI] or [VINILLOS] Horse with long tail galloping left; below, pellet. D. Allen 78, pl. 28, 21. Bulletin de l'association des amis du musée monétaire (Lausanne) 20/2007, p. 23, 3. Castelin 565. Cf. DT 3389 (Arverni). Flesche -. LT -. Wendling III, 20‘402-08. Very rare, of particularly nice style and struck in good silver. A magnificent example in extraordinarily good state of preservation and apparently among the finest, if not the finest known example of this fascinating type. Reverse slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 76
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. Mid 1st century BC. Stater or Regenbogenschüsselchen (Bronze, 18mm, 4.70 g). Triskeles within wreath. Rev. Triangle of five annulets enclosing pellets within waved torque. Flesche 404. Kellner IX C. LT 9439-9441. SLM 1097ff. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 450 CHF
Rare Dühren type Quinarius
Lot 77
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. Early 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 14mm, 1.80 g), Dühren type. Diademed male head to right. Rev. Cross; with V in two quarters and three annulets in the other two. Castelin, Die Kreuzmünzen in Süddeutschland, SNR IL (1970), 8. CCCBM II S141. Dembksi 436. Flesche 356. LT 9284. Savès 471-472. W. 436 var. Rare. Nicely toned and well struck on a broad flan. Somewhat irregular flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 78
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. Early 1st century BC. Quarter Quinarius (Silver, 9mm, 0.42 g), Dühren Type. Diademed male head to right. Rev. Cross; with V in two quarters and three annulets in the other two. Flesche 360. Rare. Lovely toned. Granular surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 79
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. 1st century BC. 1/4 Quinarius (Silver, 8mm, 0.43 g 12). Stylized head to left. Rev. Horse standing right, head turned left. Flesche 397f. Kellner 962. LT 10057. Z. 260f. Rare and well-centered. Very fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 80
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 13mm, 1.81 g 10), Brillengesicht type. Curly head to left. Rev. Horse prancing right; pellet above. Flesche 383. Kellner 2316. Z. 152. Nicely toned. Off center, otherwise,, about very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 85 CHF
Lot 81
CENTRAL EUROPE, Vindelici. Early-mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 13mm, 1.67 g), Schönaich type II. Highly stylized diademed male head to right. Rev. Cross; with quarters containing V I O and two pellets. Cf. Castelin 60. Dembski 437. Flesche 364. LT 9288. SLM 1103. Slightly corroded, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 82
CENTRAL EUROPE, Rhineland. Mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 12mm, 1.12 g 1), Marberger Type from the west bank of the Rhine. Man seated to left, with tree to left and serpent below. Rev. Horse standing left, surrounded by pellets and annulets. ABT cf. 532. CCCBM II 519-523. Castelin 1108. DT 202. GB 55. LT 9383. Scheers 55. SLM 1109. W. 392. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 83
CENTRAL EUROPE, Rhineland. Mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 12mm, 1.70 g 10), Marberger Type from the west bank of the Rhine. Man seated to left, with tree to left and serpent below. Rev. Horse standing left, surrounded by pellets and annulets. ABT cf. 532. CCCBM II 519-523. Castelin 1108. DT 202. GB 55. LT 9383. Scheers 55. SLM 1109. W. 392. A very well preserved example nicely toned. Slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
“Tanzendes Männlein“ type
Lot 84
CENTRAL EUROPE, Rhineland. Circa 65-40 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 13mm, 1.58 g 3), ’Tanzendes Männlein’ type from the east bank of the Rhine. Male figure dancing to right, his head turned back to left, holding a torque in his right hand and a snake in his left, and with a second torque hanging from his waist. Rev. Horse standing right, his head turned back to left; all within zigzag border. ABT 533. CCCBM II 525. CCCBM II 525. Flesche 408. GB 57. LT 9396. Scheers 57. SLM 1119. Clear and well struck. Slightly porous, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 285 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 85
CENTRAL EUROPE, Treveri. Mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 13mm, 1.95 g 10), Rheinland series from the west bank of the Rhine. Male head to left. Rev. Horse standing left; four pellets above. CCCBM II 514-517. LT 9401. Scheers 54. W. 401. Rare. A lovely example finely toned and unusually well centered. Minor scratches on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 86
CENTRAL EUROPE, Treveri. Mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 12mm, 1.74 g 6), Rheinland series from the west bank of the Rhine. Male head to left. Rev. Horse standing left, surrounded by five pellets. CCCBM II 514-517. LT 9401. Scheers 54. W. 401. Rare. Attractively toned. Minor corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A superbe Boii 1/24 Stater
Lot 87
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. 2nd-1st century BC. 1/24 Stater (Gold, 6mm, 0.36 g 12), Athena-Alkis type. Diademed head to right. Rev. Athena Alkedimos advancing left, holding shield and brandishing javelin. Flesche 434. Paulsen 141f. SLM 1139. Rare. An excellent example, well struck and with many details visible. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 1200 CHF
Lot 88
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. 2nd-1st century BC. 1/24 Stater (Gold, 5mm, 0.35 g), Athena-Alkis type. Blank convex surface. Rev. Athena Alkedimos advancing left, holding shield and brandishing javelin. Dembski 503-505. Flesche 435. Lanz 36-37. Paulsen 147-150. A lovely, well struck example . Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 125 CHF
Starting Price: 120 CHF
Lot 89
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. 2nd-1st century BC. 1/24 Stater (Gold, 6mm, 0.32 g), Athena-Alkis type. Bulge. Rev. Irregular design with dots and lines. Flesche 453. Paulsen 158. Sharply struck. Good very fine.
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Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 90
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. 2nd-1st century BC. 1/24 Stater (Gold, 7mm, 0.29 g), Athena-Alkis type. Bulge. Rev. Irregular design with dots and lines. Flesche 450. Paulsen 151-53. Some minor deposits on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 91
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. 2nd-1st century BC. 1/8 Stater (Gold, 7mm, 0.95 g), Athena-Alkis type. Irregular bulge. Rev. Athena Alkedimos advancing left, holding shield and brandishing javelin. Flesche 430. Paulsen 120-128. SLM 1143. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 280 CHF
Lot 92
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. 2nd-1st century BC. Quarter stater (Gold, 8mm, 1.93 g). Irregular bulge. Rev. Two lines. Scheers, TC 297, 13 (pl. V, 114). Fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 93
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. First half of the 1st century BC. 1/3 stater (Gold, 11mm, 2.39 g), Athena-Alkis Type. Circular bulge. Rev. Two mussels on striated field within zigzag border. Flesche 425. Lanz 54. Paulsen 104. W. 559 ff. Z. 379-381. A few scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Apparently unique Boii Quinarius
Lot 94
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii (?). 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 9mm, 0.76 g 3). Laureate head to right. Rev. Pegasus flying right. Dembski -. DT -. Flesche -. LT -. SLM -. Extremely rare. Missing in all references and apparently unique. Struck on a short flan and with a scrape on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Very rare and among the finest known examples of this type
Lot 95
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. 1st century BC. Fraction (Silver, 10mm, 0.39 g), Roseldorf III type. Irregular bulge. Rev. Horned bull standing left; above, three pellets; below, bow (?). Dembski B-19. Flesche 469f. Lanz 105. Rare. A lovely example. Nicely struck on a full flan and apparently among the finest known specimens of this type. Slightly porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 320 CHF
Lot 96
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. 1st century BC. Fraction (Silver, 12mm, 0.38 g), Roseldorf III type. Irregular bulge. Rev. Horned bull standing left; above, three pellets; below, bow (?). Dembski B-19. Flesche 469f. Lanz 105. Rare. About very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 97
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. 1st century BC. 1/4 Quinarius (Silver, 9mm, 0.34 g), Karlstein type. Irregular bulge. Rev. Horse prancing left. Dembski 945ff. Lanz 299f. Nicely toned. Reverse slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 98
CENTRAL EUROPE, Boii. 1st century BC. Obol (Silver, 9mm, 0.95 g). Plain bulge. Rev. Horse prancing left, torque below. Dembski 2. Flesche 465f. Lanz 93ff. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 99
EASTERN EUROPE, Eravisci. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.24 g 1). Head of Juno Sospita to right;, behind, T. Rev. RAVIS (S retrograde) Globe between rudder and thunderbolt; in field to right, X. Davis Class B, Group II. Flesche 540. Freeman 11. Lanz 1015. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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