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Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 65. Estimate $150. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2009. 
Sold For $150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CELTIC, Northwest Gaul. Carnutes. Pixtilos. Circa 50-30 BC. Æ 15mm (2.44 g, 12h). Diademed head right; PIXTILOS before / Eagle left, standing on hand holding sprig of berries. Scheers, Pixtilos 6-7; D&T 2467; Depeyrot, NC V, 85; CCCBM III -. VF, dark green patina, minor roughness on obverse.

From the Dr. William F. Blank Collection.

The obverse of this issue appears to be an imitation of the obverse of the denarii of C. Valerius Flaccus (Crawford 365/1).