Celtic - Gaul - Continental 'North Thames Prototype' - Quarter Starter
Coins - Celtic Iron Age
GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 300 - 420
USD ($) 320 - 450
Sold for (Inc. premium): £776
C. 1st century BC. Continental origin 'North Thames' Type. Obv: wreath and crescents. Rev: horse right with horned serpent above, double crescent as sideways S below and pellet in circle connected to chest of horse by zigzag line in front. 1.39 grams. Very fine.
cf. V 228 (similar British issue); cf. Bean Qc TM1-3.
This type apparently the prototype for the British 'North Thames' type, as can be seen by comapring with V.228.
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall 20-21 Bloomsbury WayLondon WC1A 2TH
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