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Danubian Celts, Serdi Region, Moesia, 168 - 31 B.C.
Celtic imitative of a rare Macedonian issue struck under Philip V or Perseus, 187 - 168 B.C. The choice was appropriate for the Serdi Celts as the river Strymon runs through the Serdi region.
CE46730. Bronze AE 20, Malloy Danubian Celts type
C3A; imitative of a Macedonian Kingdom
(Philip V or Perseus) type
, 187 - 168 B.C., SNG Cop
1299, VF, nice green patina
, crude style
, edge splits, tribal mint, weight
6.087g, maximum diameter
19.6mm, die axis
, 168 - 31 B.C.; obverse
of the river god Strymon right; reverse
trident, stylized dolphin
ornaments between prongs and flanking shaft, blundered illiterate inscription
; ex Alex G. Malloy Serdi Celts Collection
Catalog current as of Tuesday, May 21, 2019.
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