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Lot 9

Estimate: 600 GBP   |   Starting price: 500 GBP Online bidding closed
Curdridge Triad (formerly Chichester Radiate). Sills British Da2, class 1b. c.50-40 BC. Gold quarter stater. 12mm. 1.20g. Beaded line between two figures in a stylised boat, S-shape to left, pellet daisy to right./ Cruciform thunderbolt motif, ornaments in angles, including pellet triad at 10 o’clock. ABC−, VA−, BMC−, DK 317, S−. Good VF, cuprous gold, sharp strike, distinct dotted line on obverse, complete torc on reverse. EXTREMELY RARE only six others recorded Est. £600
Easily mistaken for a Hampshire Thunderbolt (ABC 767) and unlisted by most major catalogues, the Curdridge Triad is a great rarity. There isn’t one in the British Museum and we’ve only had one previously, and that was 23 years ago. Curdridge is a hamlet to the east of Southampton.

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