Economic, political and art history: imitation
Eastern Celtic imitation of an Alexander tetradrachm, c. 3rd c. BC, SNG FM Leake and General coll.2275
Celtic tribes in the Danubian area used Macedonian coins very intensely and imitated them later on,slowly transforming the original design to rather independent and impressive new - 'celtic' - pictures.
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