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LOT 2063

Estimate
GBP (£) 3,000 - 4,000
EUR (€) 3,550 - 4,740
USD ($) 3,830 - 5,110

CELTIC IRON AGE COINS - CATUVELLAUNI - AGR- HORSE GOLD QUARTER STATER
35-43 AD
(1.37 grams.).

Obv: corn ear without central stalk with [CA]M to left and CVN to right. Rev: horse rearing right with AGR below. Extremely fine; arguably the finest known example. Excessively rare (only four others recorded).

PROVENANCE:
The Brodie Hall, Kent, UK collection; acquired Chris Rudd (with envelope and ticket); found near Stowmarket, Suffolk, 2009.

PUBLISHED:
Chris Rudd, List 112, number 53 (this coin).

LITERATURE:
S. 352; BMC 1854; ABC 3002; See Chris Rudd, Lists 64, pp.5-8; 65, pp.2-3; 70, pp.2-4 and 112, pp.5-6 for discussion.

FOOTNOTES:
Chris Rudd notes: 'Agr is one of the most elusive rulers of late iron age Britain and this is the prettiest Agr gold quarter stater we have seen. A great specimen of a great rarity.'