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Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman and Viking


Iron Age, Corieltauvi/Corieltavi Silver Unit, Boar/Horse Type II, 'South Ferriby,'40-30BC



Obverse: Reasonable boar impression with knobbly knees and 'ground line' of pellets and lines (impossible to do justice with a photograph)

Reverse: Horse, right, with double upper front legs, large pelletal sun ring above

Grade: Almost very fine/Very fine for type

Ref: ABC 1803 (cf to 1797 for ground line) Spink 397

1.27g, 14mm


£140 (+P&P to UK, other location please ask first)


Celtic Iron Age, Iceni 'Antedios' D-Bar,

Silver Unit, 1st Century AD



Obverse: Typical two opposed crescents emblem with two pellets between set on vertical wreath

Reverse: Horse right, monogrammed ANTED below, three dots to side and above, pellets above horse

Grade: VF, comes with Chris Rudd ticket. Found Snettisham, Norfolk

Ref: ABC 1645, S441 var

1.25g, 14.5mm


£150 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask)

Celtic, Catuvellauni Tribe, Cunobelin, Seated Victory Silver Unit, 1st Century AD, RARE



Ob: profile bust left with CAMV before

Reverse: Victory seated, right, holding bowl or cup in hand with CVNO below.

Grade: Fine, silver rather crystelline (this confirms age) and stable

1.11g, 15mm

Ref: S303 var, ABC2855 var, a very rare variant

Prov: Found Essex or Kent 1990s.


£170 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask first)


Central European, Vindelici, Silver Quarter Quinar 'Duhren' Type, 1st Century BC


Obv: Male head with curly hair, right


Note: The Vindelici were based where Notheast Switerland and Bavaria are today. Their jewellery are part of the La Tene culture until they were defeated by the Romans.


Rev: Cross with V in two quarters and three annulets in the others, all within a circle of dots.

9mm, 0.46g

Grade: VF+, slightly porous 

Prov: ex Leu Numismatics, formerly from a Swiss collection




£160 (+P&P)

Celtic Gaul, Silver Unit of the Remi, Ateulaulatos, 40-30BC, SCARCE


Obverse:  bust l., ATEVLA in front 

Rev: bull standing r, pentagram below

1.7g, 15mm

Ref: H.de.la Tour 7191

Grade: EF/VF but off flan.

Prov: ex Lockdales sale, previously C. Rudd collection, two old tickets.


WAS £200 NOW £180 (+P&P to UK, other locations ask first)

Celtic, Durotriges, Uninscribed Silver Quarter Stater, 45-40BC, 11.9mm, 0.85g


​Typical later variety with weak obverse creasent design. Reverse zig-zag pattern decorated with pellet in annulet design. Some wear, dark tone. Scarce variety. S368. Grade VF. 

   £50 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations ask)

Celtic, Catuvellauni and Trinovantes, Under Cunobelinus (8-41AD), Bronze Unit


Obv: bearded bust of Jupiter Ammon, left, CVNO in front, BELIN behind



Rev: warrior on horse galloping, right, CAM below

Ref: S345, ABC 2978

Grade: AVF/VF




£170 (+P&P)


Celtic Iron Age, Iceni Tribe, Ecen ED Type, Silver Unit, 1st Century


Triple crescent design/Horse right ED monogram below. With C Rudd ticket. VF+/EF Ref: cf ABC 1672-75


£175 SOLD

Northumbria, Aethelred II, First Reign 841-43/4, AE Styca, Leofdegn Moneyer


Obverse: edelred rex legend around cross with four pellets in quarters


Reverse: +leofdejn, cross and pellets.

Grade: Almost extremely fine.

1.28g, 14mm

Prov: ex Spink coin with old ticket.




£150 SOLD


STAR PIECE - Celtic Britain, Belgae Tribe, Gold Stater, Chute Type, 60-20BC


Obverse: Wreath, cloak and crescents

Reverse: Disjointed horse, left, with rectangular head, body of crescents and four vertical legs; pattern described as a 'crab' below, many pellets above

19mm, 6.09g

Ref: S 22, ABC 746

Grade: Extremely fine, well struck and very complete for issue

Prov: Ex Roma Numismatics, previously Fritz Kunker & Co


Notes: The Belgae were a tribe in the Hampshire area in ancient Britain. They are named after the Roman name for Winchester 'Venta Belgarum' 'market place of the Belgae'. They didn't seem to continue minting into the 1st century, probably as they were integrated into the surrounding tribes such as the Regini and Atrebates.


£900 SOLD

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