Armorican to Western Gaul, The Pictones. ca. 80 to 60 BC. Silver Drachm.

Ancient Coins - Armorican to Western Gaul, The Pictones. ca. 80 to 60 BC. Silver Drachm.
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Tribal origin : Pictones, a Celtic tribe in the area of Armorica and Western Gaul.

Denomination : Silver drachm.

Date : ca. 80 to 60 B.C

Reference : DLT 4461, BN 4461 - 4470

Size : 15.7 x 18.1 mm. Weight : 3.09 grams.

Grade : gF, slightly off-centre as is normal for this type.

Obverse : Male head right, with curles of hair.

Reverse : Horseman riding right, carrying a flag. 

In the literature, this type is normally described as a winged Horseman riding right, but on this specimen one can clearly see that what is normally described as wings is actually a flag flying out behind him.   These coins are rare, and most specimens of this type are badly struck, which is why the flag has been previously miss-identified as wings.

This is a fairly rare coin.

Price SKU: vcoin2993
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Rates for: 01/15/18

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