Drachm

Features

Country Cenomani Celts
(Cisalpine Gaul)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 200 BC - 101 BC
Value 1 Drachm (1)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.43 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References SNG Bd 1.1# 235,
Melinda Torbágyi; 1992. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Hungary, Budapest / Part 1. Hispania - Sicilia 1 : Hispania - Apulia : Magyar Nemzeti Múzeum. Edizioni Ennerre, Milan, Italy.
CCCBM 1# II-6
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.

Obverse

Wreathed head of Artemis to right, wearing earring and necklace of pearls.

Reverse

Lion with long talons standing to right; above, pattern of curved lines imitating an inscription.

Comments

Imitation of early Massaliotan "heavy" drachms, weighing  3.70g.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (200 BC - 101 BC) 

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