Tetradrachm Audoleon/Vogelreiter Type


Issuer Uncertain Eastern European Celts (Uncertain Central and Eastern European Celts)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 300 BC - 201 BC
Value Tetradrachm (4)
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 14.26 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 194479
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Kostial# 673,
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# Pl. 29 336/2,
Robert Göbl; 1973. Ostkeltischer Typenatlas. Klinkhardt und Biermann, Brunswick, Germany.
Castelin# 1333
Karel Castelin; 1978. Keltische Münzen / Band 1. Katalog : Katalog der Samlung im Schweizerischen Landesmuseum Zürich. Th. Gut & Co, Stäfa, Switzerland.
And 1 more volumes.


Celticised, laureate and bearded head of Zeus to right.


Rider on horseback to right, holding palm branch; rosette before, bird flying to right behind.


Ziegaus, Slg. Schörghuber 672;

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (14.26g, 24mm, 1h, Extremely 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, #673;
◦ 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 #111[reverse]);
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, Lot 172. Sold for 1,800 GBP.
◦ Auctioned by Spink & Son Ltd., Auction 20, 31 March 1982, lot 15.

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