Nomos, Auction 20

Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval and Modern Coins

Fr, 10.07.2020, from 04:00 PM CEST
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Northwest Gaul
Seno-Carnutes. Late 3rd - early 2nd century BC. Quarter Stater (Gold, 12 mm, 2.05 g, 10 h), "au griffon ailé" type. Head of Apollo to right, of very good style but with his hair rendered as snake-like curls. Rev. Griffin galloping to right; below right, sun in rays (?). Cf. D & T 2515, but of much finer style than all other known examples – as such unpublished. Extremely rare. A coin of superb style for the type, very probably the prototype for the series. Extremely fine.

From a private collection in Switzerland.

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Price realized 3'700 CHF
Starting price 1'600 CHF
Estimate 2'000 CHF
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