Estimate: 100 GBP
Price realized: 80 GBP
Central Europe, the Vindelici AR Obol. Manching Type 2. 1st century BC. Celticised male head left with pointed nose and large round eye; pellet in hair behind, [torque] below/ Horse to left with pellet mane, five pellets above, pointed object below. Kellner, Manching pl. 28, 720; Lanz 23 (this coin). 0.44g, 10mm.
Extremely 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 #12[obverse]).