Drachm Tótfalu Type


Issuer Boii of Southern Slovakia and Northern Hungary
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 100 BC - 1 BC
Value Drachm (1)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 2.48 g
Diameter 17 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 189402
References Kostial# 847,
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.
Göbl OTA# 534/3
Robert Göbl; 1973. Ostkeltischer Typenatlas. Klinkhardt und Biermann, Brunswick, Germany.


Laurel wreath between two rows of pearled lines, framed by zigzag lines.


Stylized horse jumping to the left. 7 spoke wheel above.


Paulsen 1073, 1074. Dembski 698.

Drachms of Tótfalu type are named by the village where 944 pieces of this type have been found in 1903.

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (2.49g, 17mm, 1h; Very Fine)

© Image courtesy of Roma Numismatics Limited
◦ Ex-Hermann Lanz Collection. Published in Michaela Kostial - "Kelten im Osten. Gold und Silber der Kelten in Mittel und Osteuropa, Sammlung Lanz", München, 1997, #847;
◦ Exhibited by the Staatlichen Münzsammlung München at the 1997 International Numismatic Congress in Berlin; at the Berliner Bank also in 1997; also exhibited at the Luitpoldblock Palmengarten, Munich in 2003 (exhibition #145[obverse]).
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, lot 223. Sold for 280 GBP.

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