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Lot 6

Estimate: 2'500 GBP   |   Starting price: 2'000 GBP Online bidding closed
Eppillus Margate Plain. Sills class 1b, dies 4/7. c. AD1-15. Gold quarter stater. 12mm. 1.05g. COMF on plain field./ Horse right, EPPI above, beaded border, cruciform flower motif below. ABC-, VA-, BMC-, DK115, S-. CCI 08.9852 (this coin). EF, golden gold, beautiful horse, full flower. Ex Chris Fox collection. Found in Kent. EXCESSIVELY RARE only one other recorded

One of the rarest inscribed quarter staters in the British series, named after the specimen in the collection of Sir John Evans, which was found near Margate, Kent, 1853 (Num. Chron. 16, p.80, no.13). The above Margate Plain type is even scarcer. Only one other is known and that’s the one found at Wingham, Kent, 2004, CCI 04.2306, sold by us in 2005 and published in Divided Kingdoms, p.83.

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