Drachm Dachreiter Type

Features

Issuer Scordisci (Central and Eastern European Celts)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 300 BC - 101 BC
Value 1 Drachm (1)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 2.80 g
Diameter 14 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 190832
Numista (https://numista.com)
References Göbl OTA# 188 2-3,
Robert Göbl; 1973. Ostkeltischer Typenatlas. Klinkhardt und Biermann, Brunswick, Germany.
Kostial# 459
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.

Obverse

Celticized laureate head of Zeus to right.

Reverse

Horse galloping to left; above, wheel.

Comments

Skordoski in Syrmia, imitating Philip II of Macedon,

Dembski 1110-1,  Popović pl. 8, 12–pl. 9, 10.

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (14 mm, 2.80 g, 11 h; Good Very Fine)

© Image courtesy of Nomos AG
◦ Auctioned by Nomos AG, obolos 12, 31 March 2019, Lot 137. Sold for 220 CHF;

Example #2 (2.50g, 14mm, 3h; Good Very Fine)

© Image courtesy of Roma Numismatics Limited
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, Lot 123. Estimated at 50 GBP, unsold.
◦ Auctioned by Auktionhaus Numismatica (Vienna), Auction 9, 20 November 1975, lot 5 (therein incorrectly attributed).

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (300 BC - 101 BC) 

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