CELTIC, Northwest Gaul. Veneti. 2nd century BC. Quarter Stater (Gold, 12 mm, 1.92 g, 3 h), 'à la petite tête nue' type. Celticized head of Apollo to right, with strings of pearls ending in miniature human heads coming out of his own head. Rev. Devolved charioteer, driving cart drawn by a centaur to left, holding reins with his right hand and long branch ending in a vexillum-like banner in his left; below, winged male figure to left. De Jersey p. 65, fig. 24. DT 2126. LT 6840. Extremely rare and perhaps the finest known. A splendid, superb and exceptionally attractive example of wonderful style. Extremely fine.
From the Keltika Collection, Switzerland.