Authentic Ancient Greek Silver Tetradrachm Coin
Celts, Lower Dabube 2nd - 1st Century B.C.
Diameter: 30 x 29 mm weight: 16.82 grams
This amazing high grade coin is nicely centered, very high relief, and has been graded by NGC as Ch. AU (Choice Almost Uncirculated). Outstanding strike (NGC strike 5 of 5) and pleasing surface (NGC 3 of 5).
This coin features a portrait of Dionysus (Roman god: Bacchus) crowned with vines. The reverse side features a standing naked Heracles, holding a club and lion skin. Dionysus/Bacchus was the god of grape harvest, wine making, wine, ritual madness, religious ectasy, and theatre.