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Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Norman and Viking


Anglo Saxon Secondary Phase Silver Sceat, Type 37 'York' 710-760, Series J

Obverse: two diademed heads facing with braided hair, long cross on pedestal between, double beaded border


Reverse: whirl of four linear birds forming a clockwise cross around a central cross pommee

0.81g, 12mm

Grade: VF, struck slightly off centre but otherwise bold

Prov: Ex Spink auction

Ref: Abramson 386-387, Spink 802a, North 134




£420 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #366

Anglo Saxon Secondary Phase Silver Sceat, Type 85 'York' 710-760, Series J

Obverse: double diademed bust right, double beaded border


Reverse: linear bird on top of  cross, flanked by annulets, three pellets to either side of cross and four before bird, double beaded border

0.97g, 12mm

Grade: VF, struck slightly off centre but otherwise bright and bold

Prov: Ex Spink auction, found Driffield, East Yorkshire, UK

Ref: Abramson 382-385, Spink 802




£550 (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.


  £180 SOLD

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 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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