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Lot 22

Estimate: 1'500 GBP   |   Starting price: 1'200 GBP Online bidding closed
South Ferriby. Owl Eyes. Sills mint B, fig.13 var. c.45-10 BC. Gold stater. 17-19mm. 5.39g. Traces of wreath motif./ Lunate horse left, two large ringed-pellet eyes above, five-pointed star below. ABC−, VA−, BMC−, S−. CCI 12.0782 (this coin). EF, large flan of rose gold, bold strike, owl eyes fully displayed. Found Wetwang Slack, East Yorkshire. EXTREMELY RARE only six others recorded inc. one plated.

One of the finest hidden faces we’ve seen on a Celtic gold stater. Found in the land of the Parisi where ‘Arras culture’ cart burials have been discovered.

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