EASTERN CELTS. 2nd-1st century BC. Drachm. XF.

Ancient Coins - EASTERN CELTS. 2nd-1st century BC. Drachm. XF.
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EASTERN CELTS. 2nd-1st century BC. Drachm. 15 mm - 2,24 g. . 'Kugelwange' type). O:\ Celticized head of laureate Zeus to right. R:\ Horseman to right; below, III.Dembski 1121; OTA 205. XF


This beautiful coin was created, not by the BC civilizations known to have mastered fine art, but rather by what the Romans would later call savages in the woods of Europe.


The characters on this highly lustrous silver drachm are fascinating to study. By the looks of it, the Italian nose was not limited to Italy, however, since the bust is of Zeus, maybe that's how the Celts pictured Greeks and Romans.

Ancient Coins - EASTERN CELTS. 2nd-1st century BC. Drachm. XF.
Ancient Coins - EASTERN CELTS. 2nd-1st century BC. Drachm. XF.
Ancient Coins - EASTERN CELTS. 2nd-1st century BC. Drachm. XF.
Ancient Coins - EASTERN CELTS. 2nd-1st century BC. Drachm. XF.
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