Ancient Celtic Britain.
Crescent-shaped horse decoration. Dates to 100 BC-130 AD, during the period of Julius Caesar's invasion of England to Hadrian and his wall. Found in Northern England. Bronze with brilliant emerald-green patina. Measures 65 mm (2 5/8 inches) tall. #001: $199 SOLD
Celtic bronze fibula-brooch. La Tene period, 5th - 3rd century BC. Danube River area, Eastern Europe. A great piece (shown front and back in the photo), with all original elements intact! Measures 70 mm (2 5/8 inches) long. #fib881: $200 SOLD
Celtic bronze axe-pendant, 5th-2nd century BC. A delicate little piece... measures 21 mm (7/8") long. Green to brown earthen patina. #6573: $125 SOLD
Celtic bronze fibula-brooch. La Tene period, 5th - 3rd century BC. Danube River area, Eastern Europe. Extraordinary velvet-green patina! Huge piece, measures 73 mm (almost 3 inches) wide! #fib222: $160 SOLD
Stone Age, c. 1st millennium BC. Stone celt, roughly hewn axe. Antique label reads "Celt or spearhead hound near Londonderry Ireland". From an old 1890's collection. 80 mm (3 3/8") long and very thick. Aside from identification tag, there is a small round collection label with catalog # on flat end. #901250x2: $425 SOLD
Ancient Celtic Britain.
Crescent-shaped horse decoration. Dates to 100 BC-130 AD, during the period of Julius Caesar's invasion of England to Hadrian and his wall. Found in Northern England. 65 mm tall. Cracked with age. #ce903: $150 SOLD
Ancient Romano-Celtic, c. 2nd-3rd century AD. Small bronze votive axe head. Nice form, light green patina with earthen deposits. 44 mm (1 3/4") long. Ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. Interesting and rare! #WP2043: $99 SOLD
Ancient Celtic Europe, c. 500 BC. Incredible Celtic gold lunate pendant! An intricate gold pendant in the form of a crescent moon, with inlaid spiral design and knobbed ridge, gold mounting loop on top. A marvel of ancient goldsmithing. A stunning and wearable piece of ancient art! Diameter: 1". Ex-Connell Collection, MA. #AC2001: $1200 SOLD
Celtic bronze propeller money, 5th-2nd century BC. Eastern Celtic Tribes. Intact with nice brassy to green patina. 37 mm (1 1/2"). Found at an ancient site near the Danube River, Eastern Europe. ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. #CC2005: $150 SOLD
Celtic bronze fibula. La Tene, 5th-3rd century BC. Danube River area. Fabulous example with great brassy to green patina. Spring and all parts still intact! Measures 31 mm long. #uy22: $85 SOLD
Ancient Celtic Britain.
Crescent-shaped horse decoration. Dates to 100 BC-130 AD, during the period of Julius Caesar's invasion of England to Hadrian and his wall. Found in Northern England. 66 mm tall. #002: $150 sold
Ancient Celtic iron "spectacle" or Brillen type fibula
Huge Celtic fibula / toga pin, c.10th - 8th Century BC. Comprised of a single wire formed into two horizontal spirals, each with eight turns, with simple pin and catch. Measures 3 1/8" (7.9 cm) long. Intact with orange oxide patina. Ex. German collection. Fantastic, large piece! Great for display. #spec109: $375 SOLD
Celtic Ireland! Amazing silver lunula (crescent) pendant, 5th-2nd century BC. The lunula was a representation of the moon and variations have been recorded in finds all over Ireland. Many are held at the National Museum of Ireland and at the British Museum in London. This specimen comes from a private German collection. It was made of a hammered crescent-shaped sheet of silver and fastened with a single silver loop. A beautiful little piece! Measures 25x25 mm (1x1"). ref: G Coffey xxvii p252, Macalister pp31-33.
#lun3715: $275 SOLD
Ancient Celtic Britain, c. 2nd Century AD. Gorgeous inlaid plate brooch in the form of an axe. The bronze with a deep green patina contrasting nicely with the deep blue enamel. Traces of yellow, orange and reddish-brown enamel evident as well. A nice and scarce example found in the Burnham Market region England. 1 1/8" (2.8cm). Well-preserved, lacking pin as typical. Ex Florida private collection. #AC2015: $399 SOLD
Celtic Gaul, c. 1st century BC. Bronze "wheel money".
Four-spoked wheel. 15.4 mm, 1.70 g. ref: Victoor IX-2b.
VF, blue-gray patina. Nice for the type! #CC2004: $199 SOLD
Romano-Celtic, c. 2nd-1st century BC. Beautiful small bronze crescent amulet. Raised circular and pellet design, traces of original blue and white enamel on surfaces. 19.5 mm (3/4"), intact! ex-Los Angeles, CA private collection. #AR2138: $199 SOLD
Ancient Celtic-Roman (Romano-British), c. 3rd-4th century AD. Beautiful bronze strap-end with "Tortworth" incised decoration. 75 mm (3") long. Retains its original metal rivet. Gorgeous olive-green patina. Found near Wotton-under-Edge, in Gloucestershire, UK in the 1960's. Mounted on old illustrated wood collector card. Ex-Harold Whitaker estate. A nice display piece! #AR2344: $250 SOLD
Ancient Celtic ring-money. 5th-1st century BC. Nice type with decorative "wings." Olive-green patina. 27 mm diameter. #238: $75 SOLD
Celtic bronze "arrow" pendant, 5th-2nd century BC.
Eastern Danube-River tribes. A fantastic piece! Likely a talisman of fertility or verility. Holed through the top for wearing. One side is glossy green, the other a bit rougher with some earthen encrustation. Uncleaned, as-found! Measures 34 mm. #6578: $225 SOLD
Celtic bronze artifact, 5th-2nd century BC. Likely a "spectacle-type" cloak-fastener or pendant. Small with nice green to earthen-brown tone. Rings of raised bronze bumps around wah of the "eyes." Measures 23 mm. #6589: $95 SOLD
Celtic bronze three-lobed "ring" currency, 5th-2nd century BC. Beautiful little piece with olive-green patina under soft earthen material. Uncleaned, as found! Could be cleaned. 16 mm dia. #6637: $95 SOLD
Romano-Celtic bronze crescent amulet. 1st-4th century AD. 30 mm tall with 3 original round inlays! Suspension loop has small crack. #13487x2: $135 SOLD
Ancient Celtic, c. 1st century BC - 2nd century AD. Great bronze lunar pendant. Fully articulated with three conjoined elements. Likely a horse decoration. Nice olive-green patina with earthen deposits, top loop stabilized. 60 mm (2 3/8") total length. Found in SE England. #45068: $250 SOLD
Celtic bronze propeller money, 5th-2nd century BC. Third "spoke" severed in antiquity. Maybe to make "change"?. 33 mm (1 3/8") with olive green to copper coloration. #pr6644: $95 SOLD
Ancient Celtic bronze "bell money", c. 5th-4th century BC. Danube River tribes. Used as currency, no clapper inside. Square hole on one side. 25 mm. #90923: $125 SOLD
Ancient Celtic bronze "bell money", c. 5th-4th century BC. Danube River tribes. Used as currency, no clapper inside. 20 mm. #90922: $125 SOLD
Ancient Celtic bronze "bell money", c. 5th-4th century BC. Danube River tribes. Used as currency, no clapper inside. 23 mm. Small hole on one side. #90937: $110 SOLD
Ancient Celtic bronze "bell money", c. 5th-4th century BC. Danube River tribes. Used as currency, no clapper inside. 21 mm. #90920: $99 SOLD