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Gallic silver coin with traditional Celtic horse and serpent iconography

Gallic silver coin with traditional Celtic horse and serpent iconography

Rare Celtic ‘Dancing Manikin’ Coin, 65 BC - 1 ADAccording to its weight, this odd little Celtic silver coin is a quinarius. After the charming depiction on the obverse, it is known as the “quinar with...

Rare Celtic ‘Dancing Manikin’ Coin, 65 BC - 1 ADAccording to its weight, this odd little Celtic silver coin is a quinarius. After the charming depiction on the obverse, it is known as the “quinar with.

The beauty of Celtic coin is its abstracted representation of the designs and symbols.

The beauty of Celtic coin lies in the abstract representation of the subjects.

Celtic Coin Depicting A Centauress. This extremely rare hexadrachm was struck in the 2nd century BC by the Boii tribe in ancient Slovakia.

Celtic Coin Depicting A CentauressThis extremely rare hexadrachm was struck in the century BC by the Boii tribe in ancient Slovakia. It shows a winged female centaur on its reverse with a Latin.

Gold Coin of the Parisii. 2nd century BCE. The Celts probably began striking coins in the 200 year BCE, after receiving gold and silver pieces from Hellenistic kings who employed Celtic warriors as mercenaries.

Gold Coin of the Parisii. The Celts probably began striking coins in the 200 year BCE, after receiving gold and silver pieces from Hellenistic kings who employed Celtic warriors as mercenaries.

ancient bee goddess | Ancient Honey Bee | The Queens Bees Project

Ancient Honey Bee

On this page you will find symbols, of Honey Bees, designed and recorded by ancient civilizations designating the importance of the Honey Bee's role to that civilization. The Honey Bee.

Extremely Rare Celtic Coin, Pannonia, 2nd-1st Century BCThis beautiful silver tetradrachm is a Kroisbach type with Reiterstumpf variant minted by an unknown Celtic tribe. It shows the bare head of Apollo on the obverse. The reverse shows a rider on a prancing horse and a twisted exergual line terminating in torcs. It sold at auction for $9,488. (map of Pannonia)

Extremely Rare Celtic Coin, Pannonia, Century BCThis beautiful silver tetradrachm is a Kroisbach type with Reiterstumpf variant minted by an unknown Celtic tribe. It shows the bare head of.

Silver

Silver Stater coin featuring an Amphora and Bow (reverse), BC Greece, Century BC

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Female rider in a Celtic coin- possibly Boudica (I'd have thought Rigantona)

The vulture bird of prey (depicted on Celtic coin from Balkans) that transported the soul from one world ot the next - in Celtic mythology ‘those who laid down their lives in war they regard as noble, heroic and full of valor,  And them cast to the vultures believing this bird to be sacred’  (Claudius Aelianus. De Natur. Anim. X. 22)

Birds of Prey

Birds of Prey in the Celtic Culture of Southeastern Europe and Asia-Minor. Image: Depiction of mother goddess as Badhbh Chatha / Battle Raven on a Balkan coin.

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