Nomos
Nomos, Auction 11

Celtic, greek, roman, byzantine coins, lead seals and weights, and silver coi...

Fr, 09.10.2015, from 10:00 AM CEST
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Description

CELTIC, Central Europe. Helvetii . Early 1st century BC. Cast unit (Potin, 18mm, 2.48 g), Zürcher Type. Thunderbolt. Rev. Mountain goat standing left, his head turned back to right. BMC G xxxiii, S 377. SLM 905 ff. Toned and uncleaned as found. Good very fine.

From a Swiss collection.

This is the first coin which can be ascribed to Zürich: a huge hoard of them, the so-called Potinklumpen, was found in Zurich in 1890 under the old stock exchange building at Bahnhofstrasse 3. That entire hoard is now in the Landesmuseum.

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Price realized 850 CHF
Starting price 400 CHF
Estimate 500 CHF
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