AV Quarter Stater from Chris Rudd auction.

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by panzerman, Aug 19, 2019.

  1. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    I am getting home from work now around 9:00PM so I have a little free time to post stuff I have picked from various auctions:)

    I will start off with...
    AV Quarter Stater ND 9mm. 1.46g. struck circa 65BC / one of the first coins minted in Britain.
    Chilchester Mint
    Sills Insular class 2
    obv. Two fat men in a sunboat motif

    rev. Short tree like object/ 15 radiating branches
    ex: William F. Stevens coll.
    ABC 530 DK 134 Sills GGC (2003) 460/1 S-39A

    Found neat Chilchester/ West Sussex in 26.8.1998

    13 known/ this coin is as struck. (not very pretty) strong-sills-insular-cf2-strong-class-2-5179736-S.jpg
     
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  3. Multatuli

    Multatuli Homo numismaticus Supporter

    Oh, I love these tiny celtic gold coins!
    I have four, but none insular. One of them I discovered later that is indeed a fourrée. Very interesting. Well done, Panz!
     
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  4. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Thank you, I like them a lot. There are some plated (fourree) examples in Chris Rudd's book. Chris Rudd auctions are great source for Celtic gold/ silver coinage. Their grading is very conservative EF=TPG MS
     
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