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Ambiani, AV Quarter Stater, Trumpet Type, somme valley

Ambiani, AV Quarter Stater, Trumpet Type, somme valley

Ambiani AV Quarter Stater

Triton XX, Lot: 414. Estimate $5000.

GAUL, Northeast. Ambiani. 2nd century BC. AV Quarter Stater (14mm, 2.03 g, 10h). Somme ValleyTrumpet Type, Class Ib. Celticized head of Apollo right / Celticized horse right; above figure seated right, blowing trumpet; sickle-shaped ornament to right; below, figure seated(?) facing, holding up both arms and extending fingers to belly of horse. Scheers Series 3, Class III, var. b, pl. II, 32; Sills dies 4/5, pl. 7, 209; Depeyrot, NC VII, 142B; D&T 24; de la Tour – (Muret 10255); Flesche –. EF, struck with worn obverse die. Extremely rare, only six noted by Sills, including the five noted by Depeyrot.

Thank CNG for image and auction text from Triton XX, Lot: 414