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Lot 34

Estimate: 1'000 GBP   |   Starting price: 800 GBP Online bidding closed
Early Whaddon Chase. Three Dots Type. Sills class 2. c.55-50 BC. Gold stater. 17mm. 5.76g. Wreath motif with rounded wings./ Horse right with beaded mane, wing motif above, ringed-pellet below with three tiny dots around it. ABC−, VA−, BMC 329-330 var. (horse not lurching forwards), DK 458, S 32. Good VF, golden gold, bold wreath motif.
Possibly minted by authority of Cassivellaunos (‘Bronze Commander’), leader of the British coalition against Caesar in 54 BC. This chunky example is deeply engraved and beautifully toned.

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