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8 Feburary 2015
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Lot 41
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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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.


From the Cologny Collection.

While we know very little about who Doubno was it is possible that he may have been a remote ancestor of the American president, George W. Bush, who was known by the cognate ‘Dubya’, possibly alluding to a putative Celtic origin.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
08 Feb 2015 18:20:30 CET
Current Date & Time:
04 Dec 2021 00:24:56 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
50 CHF by napki (Bids: 1)

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Lot 41
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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
Lot 42
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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
Lot 43
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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
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