Stater Muschel Type


Issuer ​Boii
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 200 BC - 1 BC
Value Stater (20)
Currency Drachm
Composition Gold
Weight 7.22 g
Diameter 16 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 192286
Numista type number (
References Kostial# 51
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.


Globular, shell-shaped design.


Raised crescent with semi-circular radiating funnel design before.


Paulsen pl. 16, 339;

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (7.22g, 16mm, Good Extremely Fine) - In main image:
◦ Ex-Hermann Lanz Collection; published in Kostial #51;
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, Lot 25. Sold for 2,200 GBP.

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