A beautifully toned 'Kroisbach' tetradrachm
Lot 51
CELTIC, Middle Danube. Uncertain tribe. 2nd century BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 12.53 g, 1 h), 'Kroisbach mit Reiterstumpf' type, mint in Burgenland or western Slovakia. Diademed, beardless male head with boxer's nose to right. Rev. Rider on horseback left, showing only his torso, his hair bound with diadem and tied into a topknot with three trailing curls; below, ground line ending in two torcs. Dembski 1391. Flesche 525 (same dies). Lanz 744 (same dies). OTA 469. SLM 1168-1171. A well struck example of powerful style and with beautiful old collection toning. Very light marks on the cheek, otherwise, extremely fine.
Estimate:
1500 CHF
Starting price:
1200 CHF
Hammer price:
3800 CHF
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Closing time: 11-May-18, 06:00:00 CET
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