A collection of Celtic gold is being offered at auction by Ira
& Larry Goldberg, Auctioneers.
The Cernunnos Collection of Celtic Gold will be auctioned on Sept.
6 at 9 a.m. during the ancient and world coin portion of the firm’s
Sept. 4 to 6 Pre-Long Beach Auction in Los Angeles, CA.
The Cernunnos Collection, more than 40 years in the making,
contains many rare and important Celtic coins, including a run of
Parisii gold coins; several British coins, including the exceptionally
rare staters of Tincomaros and Diras, which rank among the finest
known; and numerous unpublished coins, among which is an apparently
unrecorded stater imitating Lysimachos types.
A highlight of the auction is the gold stater of the Parisii
people in north-central Gaul.
The coin, which weighs 7.03 grams and measures 25 millimeters in
diameter, dates to the late second to early first century B.C.
In Extremely Fine condition, the coin has an estimate of $20,000
The auction will be held at Goldberg’s new offices: 11400 W.
Olympic Blvd, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90064.
Online bidding is available through Goldberg Live Auctioneers and Icollector.com.
A catalog for the Cernunnos Collection may be viewed at the firm’s
Printed catalogs are priced at $15 for U.S. buyers and at $40 for
To order the catalog or for more information about the auction,
telephone the firm at 800-978-2646. ■