Roma Numismatics

Auction XVIII

Roma Numismatics, Auction XVIII

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

Su, 29.09.2019, from 11:00 AM CEST
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Description

Central Europe, the Boii AR Hexadrachm. Biatec, mid to late 1st century BC. Jugate male heads ('Honos' and 'Virtus') right, one wearing laurel wreath, the other wearing helmet; ivy leaf before / Male rider riding galloping hippogriff to right, holding ivy stem over shoulder in right hand; BIATEC in exergue. Göbl, Hexadrachmen pl. 2, II/1 (1), 1 (same dies); Paulsen pl. 30, 718-723; Lanz 62 (this coin). 16.52g, 24mm, 6h.

Very Fine. 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 exhibited by the Staatlichen Münzsammlung München at the 1997 International Numismatic Congress in Berlin; at the Berliner Bank also in 1997; also exhibited at the Luitpoldblock Palmengarten, Munich in 2003 (exhibition #23[obverse]).

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Price realized 2'200 GBP
Starting price 800 GBP
Estimate 1'000 GBP
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