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Lot 31

Estimate: 1'200 GBP   |   Starting price: 1'000 GBP Online bidding closed
Tasciovanos Warrior. High Tail Type. Kretz Obv. Type B/C1. Rev. Type II, Var C variant. Sills class 5a, Carnyx, High Tail. c.25 BC-AD10. Gold stater. 16mm. 5.42g. Crossed-wreath motif with two opposed crescents and four ringed-pellets at centre forming hidden faces./ Warrior on horse right, high tail, pellet under chin, TASC around. ABC 2565, VA 1732-5, BMC 1613 (same dies), DK 506, S 217. Good VF, rose gold, bold horse of fine natural style. RARE Est. £1200
Unlike other issues of the High Tail Type (DK 502-505) which “shows the horse with a low, downward-sloping body and extended forelegs that make it look as if it had pulled up suddenly,” says John Sills, this horse (DK 506) “has a higher, level body with more angled forelegs.” Sills dies 26/46.

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