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Lot 4652    SESSION 17 (11.30AM FRIDAY 28 JULY)    Collection of Ancient British Coins

Estimate $2,000
SOLD $2,200

ANCIENT BRITISH, North Thames Region, Tasciovanos, Inscribed coins, Tasciovanos Warrior type, (c.20 B.C.-10 A.D.), gold stater, (5.32 g), obv. crossed-wreath motif with two opposing crescents and four ringed-pellets at centre forming hidden faces, rev. warrior riding to right, holding carnyx in right hand, inverted T above tail, A below tail, S below, C in front, (S.217, ABC 2562, Van A 1732-1, NT 7, BMC 1611, M 155, CCI 07.0537 [this coin]). Attractive large flan of rose gold, great horse and rider, full carnyx, nearly extremely fine and a rare variety.

Private purchase from Chris Rudd, list 95, #41.



This example is from Warrior Series A, Obv.A-C3, Rev.IVB, dies J14. Rainer Kretz notes that only five coins are recorded of this variety.

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