PUPPETRIDERS

Originally posted on balkancelts:
? ? ? ? ? ? ? The most fascinating and enigmatic of late Iron Age European coinage, the Celtic Puppetrider tetradrachms were produced from the early 3rd c. BC onwards by the Pannonian Celtic tribes. The coinage itself features a male laureate head on the obverse, the subjects eye being…

A Roman hoard from the end of empire

A Roman hoard from the end of empire

Originally posted on Mysterious Times:
Dutch archaeologists have recently completed the rescue excavation of a unique treasure hoard dating to the beginning of the 5th century AD, from a field in Limburg. The hoard partially consists of a combination of gold coins and pieces of silver tableware which had been deliberately cut up hacksilver.The complete…