Is this a Prutah or a Lead Seal of some sort? Thanks!

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Xodus, May 26, 2020.

  1. Xodus

    Xodus Well-Known Member

    Hey Guys -

    This thing is around 18mm and I have no idea what it is. It came in an 'ancient lot' so it could be anything lol. I've thought maybe even a button? Any help would be appreciated, thanks!

    IMG_20200526_124954327-ccfopt.jpg IMG_20200526_125011326-ccfopt.jpg
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  3. ominus1

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    ..its a interesting piece..
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  4. tartanhill

    tartanhill Well-Known Member

    Looks like a Celtic potin coin.
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  5. Roerbakmix

    Roerbakmix Well-Known Member

    Agree, definitely looks like a celtic potin. I don't recognize yours, though. Here is one of mine for comparison:
    [1162] Senones or Tricasses - Celtic Gaul (Potin unit, c.100 BC).jpg CELTS, Senones or Tricasses. Denomination: AE Potin unit, minted: Celtic Gaul; c.100 BC
    Obv: Head with “wild” hair
    Rev: Horned horse with long tail, three pellets around
    Weight: 4.2g; Ø:19mm. Catalogue: BMC.396. Provenance: Ex Eldijk collection; acq.: 09-2019
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