Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 20Auction date: 16 July 2022
Lot number: 100

Price realized: 120 CHF   (Approx. 123 USD / 122 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

CENTRAL GAUL. Pictones. Mid 1st century BC. Quinarius (Silver, 15 mm, 1.83 g, 12 h), Duratios, king (?). DVRA[T] Diademed head to left. Rev. IVLIO[S] Horse springing left; above, tristyle temple. DT 3687. LT 4478. Nicely toned and attractive. Light scratches on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.

From the Joachim Schlüter Collection of Celtic coins, ex CGB, 3 August 2021, 672895.

The Duratios mentioned on this coin may well be the king of the Pictones who allied with Julius Caesar during the latter's conquest of Gaul.

Starting price: 25 CHF