Danube Celts, AR Tetradrachm, Sirmium, 2nd Cent BC
Derived from the Macedonian Kingdom of Philip II
Silver alloy; 23mm/11.1gm
Con/ A few and negligible die-rust inclusions, otherwise, about Extremely Fine; boldly struck on each side; superior image of Zeus and an extraordinarily superb example of a Celtic horse.
Obv/ Laureate and bearded head of Zeus r.
Rev/ Free horse prancing left, left foreleg raised, dot below head; above, sun symbol; below, control mark as a dot-and-bar
Seller's Note/ Our price for this simply gorgeous example is just about right...maybe a bit low?
Sirmia was a fertile region of the Pannonian Plain in Europe, between the Danube and Sava rivers. Today, it is divided between Serbia in the east and Croatia in the west.