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Lot 32

Estimate: 1'000 GBP   |   Starting price: 800 GBP Online bidding closed
Shotley Type. Late Clacton. Sills British F1, class 1. c.50-40 BC. Gold stater. 19mm. 6.29g. Wreath motif./ Disjointed horse left, pellets above, radiate pellet rosette below, zigzag in crescentic exergue. ABC 2332, VA 1458, BMC 137-44, DK 415, S 26, BNJ 1993, p.13, no.13 (this coin), CCI 93.0285 (this coin). Good VF, as struck in pale gold, superb solar sun. Ex Geoff Cottam collection. Found Chelmondiston, Suffolk, 1992-93. VERY RARE only 26 others recorded including 8 in the British Museum.

Published in the Classical Numismatic Review 1994/2, no.408 (this coin) and in Divided Kingdoms (Chris Rudd 2017) p.436 and 469 (this coin), this is the first provenanced example of the Shotley Type to appear since the discovery of the Clacton hoard in 1898, which contained 15.

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