CELTIC, Northwest Gaul. Carnutes. Pixtilos.
|Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 66. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2009.
Sold For $200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 50-30 BC. Æ 15mm (3.27 g, 6h). Diademed head right; PIXTILOS before / Winged rider, holding whip, on horseback right; double spiral ornament below. Scheers, Pixtilos
14-5; D&T 2471; Depeyrot, NC
V, 89; CCCBM III 116-7. Good VF, dark green patina.
From the Dr. William F. Blank Collection.
The obverse of this issue appears to be an imitation of the obverse of the denarii of Plaetorius Cestianus (Crawford 409/1).