CELTIC, Central Europe. Vindelici. Late 3rd or very early 2nd century BC. 1/24 Stater (Gold, 7 mm, 0.33 g, 12 h), 'Androkephales Pferd II' type. Male head to right, wearing diadem (?) and long wavy hair. Rev. Man-headed horse galloping to left, head turned back to right, hind legs with claws and body constricted by a torque (?); on horseback above, bird to right; below, bird to left. Flesche 349 (same dies). Kellner, Manching, 65. Steffgen/Ziegaus, JNG XLIV (1994), 31-36 (same dies). Extremely rare, the best of less than a dozen known examples. Sharply struck and from a very early die state with exceptionally clear details. Good extremely fine.
From an important collection of Central European Celtic coins and from the Dr. L. A. Adams Collection, Classical Numismatic Group 100, 7 October 2015, 125, previously purchased from Classical Numismatic Group in September 1997.