MAIASP. 2020. No. 12
HOARD WITH IMITATIONS OF PHILIP II FROM
The subject of the publication is a coin hoard containing 179 imitations known as “East Celtic”. They repeat the iconographic type of the tetradrachms of Philip II. The coin type is well known and falls into the classifications of all researchers of the so-called Celtic coinage.
The authors of
this material do not comment on the issue of the ethnic origin of the issuer.
Also the about question of the center of this abundant coinage. The purpose
of the publication is to present one of the most voluminous finds of this
coin type discovered south of the
previous research, the range of distribution of this imitative type is mainly
north of the
place of storage of the coin treasure published here is extremely unusual. It
is in the collection of the
Key words: imitations, Celts, Ghetto-Daki, coins, coinage, tetradrachms, drachms.
Received December 12, 2020
Accepted for publication December 29, 2020
About the authors:
Mariana Slavova (
Ilya Prokopov (