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

UD: Jan. 2019

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.

FULL ARTICLE:

https://www.academia.edu/35384906/BEAUTIFUL_MONSTERS_Power_and_Poison_in_Celtic_Rolltier_Compositions

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METAMORPHOSIS IN GOLD – On Posthumous and Celto-Scythian Staters of the Lysimachus type in Crimea and the Pontic Region

 

“Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye, it also includes the inner pictures of the soul ”

(Edvard Munch)

 

 

With the defeat of Antigonus Monopthalmus and Demetrius Poliorcetes at Ipsus, vast territories were divided among the three victors…

 

Full Article:

https://www.academia.edu/32535241/METAMORPHOSIS_IN_GOLD_-_On_Posthumous_and_Celto-Scythian_Staters_of_the_Lysimachus_type_in_Crimea_and_the_Pontus_Region

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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THE FIRST BRITISH CURRENCY AND MONETARY SYSTEM

UD: March 2019

 

While the first European (non-classical) coinage appears in southeastern Europe in the late 4th century BC with the development and evolution of Celtic issues based on Hellenistic prototypes, it is not until relatively late –  mid. 2nd c. BC – that the first coinage emerges in Britain. The earliest coins recorded in southern England are known as the Gallo-Belgic A type, and the first examples were actually minted in the area of today’s Belgium or northern Gaul, crossing the channel via trade between the Celtic tribes in this area and those in southern England….
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