Parthicus Posted July 29, 2022 · Member Share Posted July 29, 2022 ... and I think I might like this one even more than the previous one: Celtic Central Europe and Asia Minor. AR drachm (2.80 g). c.2nd century BC. Imitation of Alexander III drachm. Obverse: Herakles head right wearing lion-skin headdress. Reverse: Jupiter seated left, holding eagle and spear, degraded legend behind. This coin: Stephen Album Electronic Auction 16, lot 3 (July 11-12, 2022).I've been trying to avoid getting into Celtic coins, as my time and budget are both finite and I already have too many areas of coinage that interest me. But I recently bought a Celtic reduced tetradrachm just because the design looked interesting and the price was cheap (see here: ). And then I noticed this in a recent Steve Album auction and had no choice but to bid.Something about that portrait style just appealed to me. The reverse is also interesting, with Jupiter's face reduced to just a few dots and lines, and also Jupiter appears to be transitioning to female. Unfortunately I don't know any historical details for this coin. If anyone is able to narrow down the attribution finer than "Central Europe and Asia Minor" (either region or tribe) I'd appreciate it. Please post your Celtic coins, or whatever else is related. 8 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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