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Lot 13

Estimate: 1'000 GBP   |   Starting price: 800 GBP Online bidding closed
Verica Warrior Rex. COMFI Type. Sills class 4, dies 13/18. c.AD10-40. Gold stater. 15-18mm. 5.31g. COMFI in tablet on plain field./ Warrior on horse right, holding spear, VIR behind, REX below, beaded border. ABC 1190 var., VA−, BMC 1155-58, DK 364, S−. PAS: SUSS-719FE4 (this coin). Good VF, full legend with the unusual COMFI clearly displayed. Ex Tony Warner collection, ex Chris Hamlyn collection. Found Laughton, near Lewes, East Sussex. VERY RARE

This is a very rare type of Verica Warrior Rex gold stater with COM.FI inscription rather than the familiar COM.F type. Many examples of the COM.FI type have a badly damaged obverse die. This one hasn’t. Published in Divided Kingdoms, pp.394 and 402 (this coin).

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