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Lot 4002

Celtic Coinage, Middle Danube. Uncertain tribe. Silver Tetradrachm (12.78g) struck late 2nd-early 1st Century BC. Variant of the Kroisbach/Reiterstumpf type. Celticized head of Apollo left with a low, jutting brow and hair formed of heavy reversed 'S'-shaped curls. Reverse: Celtic rider, showing only torso and above, with plaited curving locks, on horseback left; twisting groundline below terminating in torque at each end. Unpublished in standard references; cf. Gorny & Mosch 141, lot 22. Perfectly centered and boldly struck. Very rare. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $5,000 - 6,000.


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