Stater of the Parisii

Gallic (Celtic)
Pre-Roman Period
about 100-57 B.C.


Mint: Gaul

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 21 mm, 7.21 gm (13/16 in., 0.25 oz.)

Accession Number

2013.626

Medium or Technique

Gold

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: stylized head of Apollo to right.
Reverse: stylized galloping horse to left; above, ornate wing and below, rosette

Provenance

1970, Armand Trampitsch (b. 1893 – d. 1970), Paris; November 13-14, 1986, Trampitsch collection sale, Ader, Picard, Tajan, Monte Carlo, lot 317. May 17, 1994, anonymous sale, Bank Leu, Zurich, to Jürg Conzett, The Money Museum, Zurich; May 17, 2013, sold by The Money Museum through Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, lot 281, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour