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ID:     194604
Type:     Celtic
Region:     GAUL
City:     Ambiani
Date Ruled:     Circa 60-30/25 BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC Circa 60-30/25
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     5.49 g
Obverse Description:     Plain bulge
Reverse Description:     Disjointed horse right; crescent and four pellets in arc above, two of the pellets join another to form a lambda-like ornament; S ornament, crescent and pellet below
Primary Reference:     cf. D&T Series 40, 242/244 (obv./rev.)
Reference2:     cf. Scheers Series 24, class IV/V (obv./rev.)
Reference3:     Van Arsdell 87-1 var. (monogram on obverse)
Reference4:     SCBC 13 var. (same)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF.
Notes:     This cross-channel "uniface" type has a reverse that is only known on coins bearing a monogram on the obverse. Either this is a transitional type spanning the blank and monogram obverses, the monogram has worn off the coin (or the die), or it is an engraver's error.