Ex Stack Collection and Whitchurch Hoard
CELTIC, Belgae(?). Uninscribed.
|CNG 90, Lot: 2342. Estimate $500.
Sold for $650. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 65 BC-AD 45. AV Stater (18mm, 6.12 g, 12h). British B–Chute type. Devolved head of Apollo right / Disjointed horse left; ‘crab’ below; above tail, elongated pellet within elliptical ornament, three tiny dots in line below; pellets around. Van Arsdell 1205-7 (Durotriges); ABC 746; SCBC 22. CCI 91.0190 = A.M. Burnett & M.R. Cowell, “Celtic Coinage in Britain II” in BNJ
58 (1988), p. 8 and pl. 6, 61 (this coin). VF, toned, hairline flan crack.
Property of Princeton Economics acquired by Martin Armstrong. Ex Lawrence R. Stack Collection (Sotheby’s, 22 April 1999), lot 101; 1987 Whitchurch, Hampshire, Treasure Trove.