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Lot 8

Estimate: 1'500 GBP   |   Starting price: 1'200 GBP Online bidding closed
Selsey Two-Faced. Two Bars Type. British Qa, Sills Class 2a. c.55-45 BC. Gold stater. 17mm. 6.04g. Wreath design with crescentic hidden face and two bars between wreath and crescent./ Triple-tailed horse right, charioteer’s arms above, wheel below. ABC−, VA−, BMC−, DK 153, S 38. CCI 13.0505 (this coin). Near EF, golden gold, beautifully toned, bold horse with full tails, smooth satin-like surfaces. A mint-state stater of scintillating quality. Ex John Follows collection, ex Westergate hoard, West Sussex, c.2004. VERY RARE only 18 others recorded, none in the British Museum.

You won’t find the Two Bars Type in ABC, Van Arsdell or BMC. Yes, it’s that scarce. This exceptional example has been published in Divided Kingdoms p.145 and 160 (this coin).

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