Wolf, Not Boar!
CELTIC, Britain. North-Eastern series ('Corieltauvi'). Uninscribed.
|CNG 84, Lot: 18. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 50 BC - AD 30. AR Unit (16mm, 1.44 g, 12h). Wolf/Horse type. Wolf standing right; three pellet-in-annulets above, ornament to lower right, [row of pellets below groundline] / Horse advancing left; three pellet-in-annulets above. Leins -; Van Arsdell -; Hobbs 3205; SCBC -; O’Bee Collection (DNW CC2), lot 5038. Good VF, toned. Exceptional, possibly the finest of this extremely rare type.