Celtic, British and World Coins, Jetons, Numismatic Books (7 December 2011)

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Date of Auction: 7th December 2011

Sold for £3,000

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Early Uninscribed issues, Stater, Gallo-Belgic C/Kentish A, degraded head of Apollo right, rev. horse right, crescent above and below, 6.32g/10h (Sills 459; ABC 515; BMC –; VA –; S 20A). Nearly extremely fine, extremely rare £1,500-2,000

Footnote

Provenance: Bt M. Vosper April 2007.

Sills describes this coin as part of ‘a brief series of Staters and Quarter-Staters that appear to have been struck in southern England…probably the earliest British gold coinage’