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Lot 21

Estimate: 1'200 GBP   |   Starting price: 1'000 GBP Online bidding closed
North East Coast. Left Type. Sills Mint B, fig.8. c.60-50 BC. Gold stater. 19mm. 6.09g. Wreath motif with leaves facing inwards, horizontal line of pellets below./ Lunate horse left, pellets and crescent above, large pellet below, zigzag exergual decoration. ABC 1722, VA 804, BMC 193-99, S 29. EF, large flan of golden gold, sharply struck, full horse. Heavyweight, handsome, hard to find in such superlative condition. SCARCE

The horse and the zigzag on this mint-state stater were both copied from the earliest Gallic War Uniface staters, Sills class 1, c.58-57 BC.

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