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The World’s Largest Celtic Coin Hoard Is On Display

Le Catillon II is the world’s largest Celtic Coin Hoard with 70,000 coins and jewellery. In 2012, it was discovered by two metal detectorists in Jersey. Now it is on display in Jersey’s newly refurbished archaeological gallery.

One of the Largest Celtic Gold Hoards Stolen

The Celtic and Roman museum in Manching, Bavaria, has been the victim of a spectacular heist. Almost 500 Celtic gold coins were stolen. The sequence of events recalls the burglaries in Berlin and Dresden and raises questions about complex security issues of museums.

The UK Coin Yearbook 2023

The 2023 edition of the Coin Yearbook is fully revised and updated, it features accurate up-to-the-minute pricing of English, Scottish, Irish and Island coins and many more features.

Bern Displays Ancient Silver Coin Hoard

The Bernisches Historisches Museum shows current archaeological finds from the Bern area in Switzerland. Among them is a hoard of Celtic and Roman silver coins.

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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