Eastern (Pannonian) Celtic silver tetradrachm imitating Philip II. 1st century BC.

Ancient Coins - Eastern (Pannonian) Celtic silver tetradrachm imitating Philip II.  1st century BC.
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The type on this coin is known as the Zopfreiter type, and derives from the design of the silver tetradrachms struck by Philip II of Macedonian over 200 years earlier.  It was struck in south or central Hungary.

Denomination : Silver tetradrachm.

Size : 23.5 x 24.8 mm.  Weight : 11.08 grams.

Reference : BMC Celt 131.  Kostial 730.

Grade : VF but minor porosity and some horn silver remaining.  There is a very faint scratch on Zeus' cheek.

Obverse : Head of Zeus left.

Reverse : Celticized horseman riding left, with what appears to be three horns sprouting from his head, triskeles under horse, with the letter L below the hores' neck, and the letter P between the fore-legs.  The LP is the remains of Philip's name on the prototype coins.

Price SKU: vcoin4901
US$ 525.00
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  • CAD 684.15

Rates for: 10/19/18

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