Celtic 2nd Century BC Silver Tetradrachm Very Fine

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Celtic 2nd Century BC Silver Tetradrachm Very Fine

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  • A remarkable Ancient relic, exemplifying the importance of Ancient Greece and the spread of Hellenistic culture.
  • Known as a Sattelkopfpferd Type, this coin was struck by a Celtic tribe during the 2nd century BC.
  • Featuring a heavily stylised portrait of Zeus on the obverse, and a heavily stylised depiction of a rider on horseback, this intriguing 2,200-year-old coin is in Very Fine condition.
  • Measuring 23mm in diameter.
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Ancient Celtic Silver Tetradrachm!

Large numbers of Celtic warriors served as mercenaries in the armies of Philip II of Macedonia and his son Alexander the Great. Greek coinage was thus brought into Celtic culture, and Celtic tribes struck coins in imitation of their Greek employers – including the coin presented here.

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