An unusually individual head
Lot 36
CELTIC, Central Europe. Boii. 2nd century BC. 1/8 Stater (Gold, 9 mm, 1.02 g, 12 h), earliest Athena-Alkis-series. Diademed youthful male head to right with ribbons flowing behind. Rev. Athena Alkis standing left, brandishing spear with her right hand and holding shield with her left; to lower left, M; to upper right, Π above Γ; to lower right, Π above Z. Flesche -. Militky 2017, 3-A/2 (this coin). Paulsen -. SLM -. Of the highest rarity, one of only two known examples. Tiny nicks and scrapes, otherwise, good very fine.

From an important collection of Central European Celtic coins.

This is another great coin from the earliest Athena-Alkis-series. The youthful male head on the obverse has a surprising individuality to it that is very unusual for Celtic art.
3000 CHF
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