Auction: 15049 - Celtic Coins from the Geoff Cottam Collection
Celtic, Atrebates and Regni, Verica, (c.10-40 AD), gold Quarter Stater, 1.28g, 'Vine Leaf Rex' type, vine leaf, veri around, rev. naked warrior on horse right, holding spear and sword, r[ex] below, f behind (ABC 1211; Bean VERS3-2; VA 528-1; S.128), light contact marks on obverse and with a portion of REX missing, however, an exceptional strike for this, smooth surfaces and a gentle underlying tone, the features on the horseman's face fully struck up, extremely fine and excessively rare
Bt. L R Stack collection, Sotheby, 22-23 April 1999, lot 40
(illustrated on colour plate II)
Recorded with the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, ref. CCI 99.0453
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