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Obolos 18

21 February 2021

Scarce and pedigreed Averni stater

Starting Price: 500 CHF
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Lot 15

CELTIC, Central Gaul. Arverni. 3rd century BC. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 7.45 g, 12 h), imitating types of Philip II of Macedon, "à la lyre" type. Laureate male head to left. Rev. Charioteer, holding kentron in his right hand and reins in his left, driving biga to right; below, lyre. Castelin 458. De la Tour 5281 var. (horse to left). Delestrée & Tache 3374-3376 (same obverse die). Some die-wear, otherwise, very fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, and from the Karl Collection, UBS 77, 9 September 2008, 183, ex Leu 74, 19 October 1998, 7 and from the Dr O. Collection, Bank Leu FPL November 1964, 27.

Online bidding closes: 21 Feb 2021, 15:07:30 CET Current Date & Time: 31 Mar 2023, 08:41:12 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:1700 CHF by JR1983 (10 bids)
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