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Celtic Coins at Oxford

The Ashmolean has doubled its number of Celtic coins acquiring the John Talbot collection. The Oxford numismatists now launch the Celtic Coin Index Digital website providing access to the world’s largest dataset of Iron Age coins in Britain.

The Treasure at the End of the Rainbow

On 5 April 2022 auction house Künker offers the Christian Flesche Collection, which is probably the most spectacular collection of Celtic coins that has entered the market in recent years. Of course, it also contains the mysterious rainbow cups.

Sensational Hoard of Celtic Gold Coins Discovered in Brandenburg

A volunteer archaeologist in Brandenburg found 41 Celtic gold coins. It is the second largest hoard of this coin type ever – and was found far away from the Celtic settlement areas. How did the coins get there?

The Celtic Coins of Riegel am Kaiserstuhl

Did you know that the main trade hub of the Celts was located at the Upper Rhine? Archaeologists found 46 settlements between Basel and Karlsruhe! And a hoard of gold coins. Falko Weis wrote a monograph about it. Ursula Kampmann took a look at the book.

Our Cartoon: Franklin’s World

Philologist, numismatist and cartoonist Claire Franklin provides insight into her daily thoughts. Recently, somewhere in Celtic Europe...
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