An extremely fine 1/8 stater from a very early die state
Lot 42
CELTIC, Central Europe. Boii. Late 2nd-early 1st century BC. 1/8 Stater (Gold, 9 mm, 0.90 g), Athena-Alkis-series, 'Neubau' type. Irregular bulge with five edges and radiating lines around; in one corner, T (or hammer?). Rev. Athena (or warrior?) standing left, raising her left arm and placing her right hand on hip; in fields around, dots of various sizes; all within wreath of radiating lines. Dembski 501. Flesche -. LT -. Militky 15 (same reverse die). Paulsen 135. SLM -. Rare. Boldly struck and from a very early die state, a most attractive piece and undoubtedly among the finest known examples. Very light marks on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.


From an important collection of Central European Celtic coins.
Estimate:
1000 CHF
Starting price:
800 CHF
Hammer price:
1700 CHF
Bid increment:
Closed
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Closing time: 11-May-18, 06:00:00 CEST
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