nomos 19
17 November 2019
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
CELTIC BRITAIN, Catuvellauni. Unknown ruler, circa 55-50 BC. Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 5.88 g, 6 h), 'Early Whaddon Chase' type, with rounded wing. Devolved Apollo head with wreath pattern; above, rounded wings, below, uncertain ornaments. Rev. Realistic horse galloping to right; above, wing motif and S; below, shield; in field to right, eye. ABC 2433. BMC 295-330. Mack 135. Van Arsdell 1476. Unusually complete, well-struck and most attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF
CELTIC BRITAIN, Trinovantes & Catuvellauni. Cunobelin, circa 8-41. Stater (Gold, 16 mm, 5.45 g, 9 h), 'Wild' type, Camulodunon (Colchester). C]A M[V Grain ear with central stalk; pellets above letters. Rev. CVNO Horse jumping to right; above to left, branch; below, pellet. ABC 2777. BMC 1784-1803. VA 1931. Nicely toned and sharp. Struck on a slightly tight flan. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF