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Obolos 18

21 February 2021
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Lot 8

CELTIC, Britain. Belgae(?). Circa 60-20 BC. Stater (Gold, 18 mm, 6.12 g, 7 h), Chute (Durotrigan A/British B) type. Wreath pattern with crescents. Rev. Disjointed horse left; ‘crab’ below; above tail, elongated pellet within elliptical ornament, row of pellets, three tiny dots in line below; pellets around. ABC 746. SCBC 22. Van Arsdell 1205-7 (Durotriges). Very fine.

From the Trausnitz Collection, acquired prior to 2007.

The authors of ABC draw attention to the fact that no examples of this type have been found in the territory of the Durotriges - the traditional identification - and instead are found in the region of Hampshire, which at the time was territory controlled by the Belgae.

Online bidding closes: 21 Feb 2021, 15:04:00 CET Current Date & Time: 23 Mar 2023, 08:01:42 CET Remaining Time: Closed Hammer Price:650 CHF by DC2228 (7 bids)
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