Tetradrachm Audoleon Monogram Type

Features

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 13.69 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 194538
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References Kostial# 723,
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.
CCCBM 1# I-127,
Derek Allen, John Kent (editor), Melinda Mays (editor); 1987. Catalogue of the Celtic Coins in the British Museum with Supplementary Material from Other British Collections / Volume 1. Silver Coins of the East Celts and Balkan Peoples. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
Göbl OTA# Pl. 35 429/1
Robert Göbl; 1973. Ostkeltischer Typenatlas. Klinkhardt und Biermann, Brunswick, Germany.

Obverse

Celticised, laureate and bearded head of Zeus to right.

Reverse

Stylised rider on horseback to right; 'zigzag' pattern behind and below horse's foreleg; lyre-form ornament before, Audoleon monogram below horse.

Comments

Examples of this type:

Example #1 (13.69g, 24mm, 6h, Very Fine, hairlines) - 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, #723;
◦ Ehibited 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 #123[reverse]).
◦ Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, Lot 189. Sold for 280 GBP.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (300 BC - 201 BC) 

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