nomos 20
10 July 2020 16:00 CEST
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich
Welcome, finally!, to Nomos 20. At the time of this was first written, in early March 2020, we were coming to the realisation that our auction was not going to take place on the 3rd of May: we never thought it would have to be put off to 10th of July!
CELTIC BRITAIN, Atrebates & Regni. Verica, 10-40. Stater (Gold, 17 mm, 5.22 g, 2 h), "Warrior Rex" type. COM•F within shallow incuse tablet across field. Rev. VIR REX Warrior, holding spear in his (or her?) upraised right hand, riding horse galloping to right; to left and below, lituus over crescent. ABC 1190. BMC 1146-58. Mack 121. Van Arsdell 500-1. A fine piece with attractive reddish toning. Somewhat lightly struck and with some die breaks on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Estimate: 750 CHF