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Auction: 15049 - Celtic Coins from the Geoff Cottam Collection
Lot: 232

Celtic, East Wiltshire, uninscribed coinage, (c.60-20 BC), gold Quarter Stater, 1.31g, 'Boxer' type, wreath with pelleted bar intersecting, abstract hair and face around with drapery, rev. horse right, charioteer's arms above, cogwheel below, dispersed symbols in field (ABC 2099; VA-; S.48), a fraction of porosity to obverse and some flatness to horse's head, a very good strike this, underlying tones, obverse surfaces pleasingly smooth, extremely fine, excessively rare

Bt. Philpotts, 8 November 2009
Recorded with the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, ref. CCI 09.3511
Found Box, Wiltshire

This type is lised in ABC as 'Unique?'. The current example appeared only shortly before publication of the book in 2010

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