Celtic Arrowhead Money

Celtic Arrowhead Money -  obverseCeltic Arrowhead Money -  reverse

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Features

Location Istros (Moesia)
Type Primitive money › Primitive money
Years 600 BC - 400 BC
Currency Drachma
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.74 g
Size 37 mm
Shape Other (Arrow Head)
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 69017
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References SNG Cop# 218
Niels Breitenstein, Willy Schwabacher; 1942. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum / Volume 1. Italy, Part 1 : Etruria - Campania. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
And 43 more volumes.

Edge

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Comments

Arrowhead Money was used as currency before the introduction of the coins in the Eastern Danube region and the Black sea area by the Eastern Celts. Struck in the ancient city of Istros. See SNG Black Sea 218.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (600 BC - 400 BC) 

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