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Lot 5

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A very well centered stater from the Namnetes
CELTIC, Northwest Gaul. Namnetes. Late 2nd to mid 1st century BC. Stater (Electrum, 24 mm, 7.02 g, 2 h), 'a l'hippophore - à la croix' type. Celticized head of Apollo to right, with strings of pearls coming out of his own head and cross ornament at forehead. Rev. Devolved charioteer, driving cart drawn by a centaur to right, holding reins with his right hand; below, devolved upper body of male figure to right with long hair and arms outstretched. DT 2189. A very well centered example. Adjustment marks (?) on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.

From the Keltika Collection, Switzerland.

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