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Lower Danube Uncertain Tribe AR Drachm Imitating Alexander III of Macedon Circa 200-100 BC Ancient Celtic Silver Coin Museum Reproduction CSC0005

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Silver Celtic Drachm (17.2mm, 3.48g.) Lower Danube Celts, Uncertain tribe, struck circa 200-100 B.C. References: Dembski 1464. Lanz 896. Lukanc pl. 5, 58. OTA 577/1.

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Alexander III (the Great) tetradrachms were the defacto currency of the time and were so popular that they were minted for three centuries after his death. The Celts in Moesia (and northwards) were amongst those who kept minting the coins, but in their usual fashion, they didn’t feel constrained by the art work.
The coins show Herakles wearing a lion skin on the obverse, and Zeus, holding a staff and an eagle, sitting on a chair on the reverse. Both tetradrachms and drachms were produced by the Celts. Copies of the tetradrachms appear to stop at the end of the second century BC, with drachms continuing into the first century BC.

DESIGN:
Obverse side
Celticized head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress
Legend:
Anepigraphic

Reverse side
Celticized Zeus seated left on low throne, holding long scepter in his left hand and eagle standing right with closed wings in his right; to left, amphora
Legend:
Anepigraphic

A perfect choice for Numismatists, Historians, Military Veterans, Collectors.

Weight 3,48 g
Dimensions 17,2 mm

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