Tetradrachm Imitation of Tetradrachm of Philip III of Macedon

Features

Country Getae
(Central and Eastern Europe (ancient))
Years 300 BC - 201 BC
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 16.76 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References CCCBM 1# I 185,
Derek Allen, John Kent (editor), Melinda Mays (editor); 1987. Catalogue of the Celtic Coins in the British Museum with Supplementary Material from Other British Collections / Volume 1. Silver Coins of the East Celts and Balkan Peoples. British Museum, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9780714108636.
Kostial# 904,
Michaela Kostial; 2003. Kelten im Osten : Gold und Silber der Kelten in Mittel- und Osteuropa : Sammlung Lanz (2nd edition). Verlag der Staatlichen Münzsammlung München, Munich, Germany. ISBN 9783922840190.
Pink# 580, 582,
Karl Pink, Robert Göbl; 1974. Die Münzprägung der Ostkelten und ihrer Nachbarn (2nd edition). Klinkhardt und Biermann, Brunswick, Germany.
Preda MGD# P. LXXII 1-3,
Constantin Preda; 1973. Monedele Geto-Dacilor. Editura Academiei Republicii Socialiste România, Bucharest, Romania.
Castelin# 1345
  • Karel Castelin; 1978. Keltische Münzen: Katalog der Samlung im Schweizerischen Landesmuseum Zürich / Band 1. Katalog. Th. Gut & Co, Stäfa, Switzerland. ISBN 9783857170249.
  • Karel Castelin; 1985. Keltische Münzen: Katalog der Samlung im Schweizerischen Landesmuseum Zürich / Band 2. Kommentar. Th. Gut & Co, Stäfa, Switzerland. ISBN 9783857170249.

Obverse

Head of Herakles right, wearing lion-skin.

Reverse

Zeus Aëtophoros seated left. Eagle on his extended right hand, and a sceptre in his right hand. Sun and 'double axe' monogram in left field.

Lettering: ΦΙΛΙΠΠΟΥ

Comments

3rd century BC.

Likely based on Tetradrachms of Aradus.

References:
 • KMW 1466
 • Forrer 335
 • de la Tour 9632
 • Dessewffy 316

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (300 BC - 201 BC) 

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