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eAuction 71  21 Mar 2021
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Starting price: 800 CHF
Price realized: 950 CHF

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Vindelici AV Stater, 1st century BC

Celtic coins. Vindelici. AV Stater (18 mm, 7.43 g), 1st century BC, "Regenbogenschüsselchen".
Obv. Bird's head to left within wreath-like torque.
Rev. Six pellets within torque.
Castelin 1067; Kellner 1464.

Some weakness in striking, otherwise, good very fine.

This coin type is nicknamed "rainbow cup" (Regenbogenschüsselchen) and refers to the belief that where a rainbow touched the earth, it left a treasure of gold.
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