BEAUTIFUL MONSTERS – Power and Poison in Celtic ‘Rolltier’ Compositions

 

The most spectacular and enigmatic of Celtic coinage, the gold ‘rolltier’ staters emerge among the Celtic tribes in the area of southern Germany and Bohemia in the late 2nd/ 1st c. BC.

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2 thoughts on “BEAUTIFUL MONSTERS – Power and Poison in Celtic ‘Rolltier’ Compositions

  1. Pingback: Mit Sonnenrad und Schlange, Münzen der Kelten | Die Goldene Landschaft

  2. I hope these torc / coiled serpent (convex Rolltier) Vindelici or other Celtic tribal coins from the rainbow bowls stay in European public museums rather than with collectors.They are wonderful abstract coins of birds of prey or hybrid-serpent / dragon ones reminiscent of the Ourobouros death/rebirth theme, devouring its own tail from Egyptian-Greek origins?

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