Auction XVIII

The Lanz Collection II, The William Stancomb Collection, Celtic, Greek, Roman...

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Description

Central Europe, the Boii AV Stater. Nike Type, imitating Alexander III of Macedon. Circa 2nd century BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet / Nike standing to left, holding wreath in extended right hand; AΛEΞAΔ to right, monogram above wreath in left field. Paulsen pl.1, 6 (this coin: from the collection H Fr. v. Koblitz, Salzburg); Lanz 28 (this coin). 8.56g, 17mm, 3h.

Very Fine. Extremely Rare.

From the Hermann Lanz Collection; this coin published in M. Kostial, Kelten im Osten - Gold und Silber der Kelten in Mittel- und Osteuropa - Sammlung Lanz (Staatlichen Münzsammlung München, 1997);
This coin published in R. Paulsen, Die Ostkeltischen Münzprägungen: Die Münzprägungen der Boier mit Berücksichtigung der borboiischen Prägungen (Vienna, 1974);
Ex Numismatik Lanz München, Auction 70, 21 November 1994, lot 247;
Ex Hans Freiherr von Koblitz Collection.

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Price realized 7'000 GBP
Starting price 2'400 GBP
Estimate 3'000 GBP
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