Estimate: 100 GBP
Central Europe, the Vindelici AR Quinarius. Kreuzquinare, Schönaich I Type. Early 1st century BC. Celticised male head to right with long and wildly waving hair, eye, nose and mouth made of dots / Cross with quarters containing Λ - I - () and two pellets; all within cup-shaped incuse. Kellner, Manching pl. 20, 487; Lanz 25 (this coin). 1.64g, 14mm.
Very 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 #13[reverse]).