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Offline Mayadigger

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Celtic Ring Money?
« on: February 21, 2019, 02:04:46 pm »
Ave!

Copper alloy; 50mm/13.6gm

My first thought was that this was a bronze age Celtic bracelet...perhaps for a child? But now, after seeing the examples here on Forum, I'm thinking that it may be ring money.

Thoughts, anyone?

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Re: Celtic Ring Money?
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2019, 03:07:27 pm »
Hi Kevin,

This is so-called "Celtic ring money" , no one has proved that this is money....
I have several type and size of this between, 2cm to 8 cm diameter...and different thickness and a different number of "cams" on it...   ::) ::) ::)

 ;) :) +++

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you can see one of the smallest of mine :

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-95220

https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pos=-95219

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Re: Celtic Ring Money?
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2019, 03:24:31 pm »
Ave!

Excellent and thanks for the confirmation, my friend.

Here's another 'ring money' that arrived here the other day.

Copper alloy; 21mm/4.7gm

Quadrans, I need learn how you take such stunning photos!

Your jealous amigo,

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Re: Celtic Ring Money?
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2019, 03:30:13 pm »
Great, Kevin,  +++

Nice piece,

and

thanks your nice word,  ;)

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Re: Celtic Ring Money?
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2019, 11:05:37 am »
Like quadrant said, no one has proved that this was money.  I think things like hair ornaments and harness ornaments are much more likely.

See this excellent informational site:

http://www.calgarycoin.com/reference/articles/celticrings/celticrings.htm

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