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Auction XVII  28 Mar 2019
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Lot 38

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Estimate: 3000 GBP
Price realized: 20 000 GBP

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Central Europe, the Boii AR Hexadrachm. Evorix, mid to late 1st century BC. Bare headed, draped male bust to right; monogram behind, three ivy leaves before / Horse leaping to left, EVOIVRIX on panel below; all within linear-arch border. Göbl, Hexadrachmen pl. 4, X/2, 1 (this coin) = Göbl, Numismatik 2540 (this coin); cf. Paulsen pl. 35, 817-819; Lanz 77 (this coin). 17.18g, 28mm, 2h.

Extremely Fine; beautiful old cabinet tone. Extremely Rare; certainly one of the finest known examples.

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 published in R. Göbl, Die Hexadrachmenprägung der Groß-Boier. Ablauf, Chronologie und historische Relevanz für Noricum und Nachbargebiete (Vienna, 1994).
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