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Lot 4004

Celtic Coinage, Serbia. Silver Tetradrachm (12.72g) struck 2nd Century BC. Helmschweifreiter type. Laureate, Celticized head of Zeus right with four crescent locks and two wavy "ladle" locks; "E with long curling tail" eye; annulet before 2-line nose; large "chevrons" form laurel wreath. Reverse: Celtic warrior riding horse left, his head formed by three pellets as is his torso; mid-section pellet; his hair plaited in a long braid that curls behind and ends in a pellet; pellet in ring above; profile eye (?) above horse's tail. Göbl 165, 2; BMC S110; Dembski 1104. Well struck of excellent metal. Delicate light antique toning. A very handsome example. Rare. Superb Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $3,000 - 4,000.
Ex LHS 100, Zurich, 23 April 2007, Lot 5.

Realized $3,335

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