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Celtic Tetradrachm

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1993C430
Collection:Antiquities - Ancient & Mediaeval Coins
Date:200 BC - 100 BC

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Notes

This Celtic silver coin was made in what is today Croatia. It is copied from a silver tetradrachm
(4 drachma piece) issued by King Philip II of Macedon (359-336 BC). Copies of Philip's coin were used for about two hundred years by the Celtic peoples living along the River Danube.

Ian Donal Finney Bequest, 1993.

Further Information

Production Period:Celtic
School/Style:Danubian
Material(s):Silver
Denomination:Tetradrachm (4 drachma)
Currency:River Danube
Place of Origin:Croatia

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Dimensions

Diameter:22.5 mm