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15. June 2019
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Lot 20
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
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CELTIC. Danube Region. Circa 1st century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 38 mm, 17.09 g, 2 h), a late imitation of the Thasian tetradrachms, but still recognizable, Cclass V. Head of the young Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Garbled inscription Celticized Herakles standing left, nude but for lion's skin over his shoulder and left arm, and resting his right hand on club; inner left, H; inscription in the form of parallel rows of pellets. Lanz 983ff. Göbl OTA pl. 46 Class V. Attractively toned and well-centered. Good extremely fine.

From the Vineyard Collection, ex Coin Galleries 19 February 1998, 104.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
02 Jul 2019 16:10:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
05 Jun 2020 06:40:47 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
260 CHF by MailBidder2339 (Bids: 9)

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Lot 20
Starting Price: 75 CHF
CELTIC. Danube Region. Circa 1st century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 38 mm, 17.09 g, 2 h), a late imitation of the Thasian tetradrachms, but still recognizable, Cclass V. Head of the young Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Garbled inscription Celticized Herakles standing left, nude but for lion's skin over his shoulder and left arm, and resting his right hand on club; inner left, H; inscription in the form of parallel rows of pellets. Lanz 983ff. Göbl OTA pl. 46 Class V. Attractively toned and well-centered. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Lot 21
Starting Price: 75 CHF
CELTIC. Danube Region. Circa 1st Century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.36 g, 12 h), a particularly late imitation of the Thasian tetradrachms, class V. Celticized head of young Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Celticized inscription Herakles rendered as a stick figure. Lanz -. Göbl OTA pl. 46 Class IV var. Cf. Naumann 30 (2015), 12, UBS 77 (2008) 573 for examples from the same reverse die. Extremely rare. A particularly unusual coin even among the imitations, struck from a very distinctive reverse die; toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Lot 22
Starting Price: 75 CHF
CELTIC. Danube Region. Circa 1st Century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.36 g, 12 h), a particularly late imitation of the Thasos, class V. Celticized and bearded (!) head of Dionysos to left, wearing ivy wreath; below, Λ. Rev. Garbled legend Herakles rendered as a stick figure. Lanz 996 var. Göbl OTA pl. 46 Class VB. With a particularly unusual depiction of a bearded Dionysos, a unique type in the imitation series. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
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