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Celtic, Northwest Gaul, Suessiones

Cast Potin 17 mm, 2.78g. c. 100-50 B.C. Abstract head to right; S-shaped ornaments around. Rev. Stylized boar to right; circular ornament and pellets below. De la Tour 7905var. Scheers, Traite, p. 778, 198 and pl. XXIV,695. Rudd, Ancient British Coins 85(Gallic Import, Extremely Rare) Castelin 293-5. Dark brown patina and of exceptional quality.


Ex: Münzzentrum, Köln, Auction 103, June 23, 2000, lot 2.

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Extremely Fine $500.
Thessaly, The Oitaioi

AE Dichalkon, 4.73g. 17mm.  Struck during Oitaioi's membership in the Aetolian League in Herakleia Trachinia c.279-168 B.C. Laureate head of Apollo to right.  Rev. Monogram between spear and jawbone of the Kalydonnian boar; bunch of grapes to left. SNG COP 182.  Dark green-brown patina and with an exceptionally well detailed reverse.


Ex: BCD collection, Nomos, Zurich, Auction 4, May 10, 2011. lot 1435.18

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Very Fine/good Very Fine $1,200.
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C. Coelius Caldus, 51 B.C., ex: Knobloch

AR Denarius, 3.94g. 17.5mm C COEL CALDVS COS. Head of C. Coelius Caldus to right; standard inscribed HIS behind; boar below.  Rev. C CALDVS IMP AN X in columns; L CALDVS VII VIR EP V on table. Table with figure behind preparing epulum(sacred banquet); trophies of arms and armor to left and right. CR 437/2a. Syd. 894.  

The type commemorates the military victories of the moneyer's ancestor who was Consul in 94 B.C. and is a superb late Republican realistic portrait.

Ex: Mark Salton (born Max Schlessinger)  collection, Frankfurt and NY, 1914-2005, with collector's old ticket and envelope. (For bio see
Ex: Frederick Knobloch collection, Stacks, New York, May 3, 1978, lot 502 with Stacks envelope. 


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about Extremely Fine $5,000.

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