Hexadrachm

Features

Issuer ​Boii
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 75 BC - 1 BC
Value Hexadrachm (6)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 17.51 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 192305
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Kostial# 87
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

Male head to right with radiating hair; all within wreath border.

Reverse

Celticised horse to left; wheel above.

Lettering: NONNOS

Comments

Göbl, Hexadrachmen pl. 6, XVI/1, 1; Paulsen pl. 35, 826-828;

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (17.51g, 27mm, 5h, Very Fine) - In main image:
◦ Ex-Hermann Lanz Collection; published in Michaela Kostial - "Kelten im Osten. Gold und Silber der Kelten in Mittel und Osteuropa, Sammlung Lanz", München, 1997, #87;
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, Lot 42. Sold for 22,000 GBP.

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