Dacian origins

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Dacian koson - It is a coin surrounded by mystery. Even though it is Dacian, it has greek writing imprinted on it, as well as Roman symbols and its gold seems to come from the Balkans. Moreover, it can be found ONLY on the Dacian territory. One of the theories claims that, before the death of Burebista, Brutus (monogram?) gave kosons to the Dacian mercenaries that he hired for some wars in the Balkan area. A curious thing about a coin of its age is that it has no leader's face imprinted on… Greek Writing, Transylvania Romania, My Ancestors, Old Coins, Ancient Rome, Antiquities, Eastern Europe, Roman Empire, Mythology
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Dacian koson - It is a coin surrounded by mystery. Even though it is Dacian, it has greek writing imprinted on it, as well as Roman symbols and its gold seems to come from the Balkans. Moreover, it can be found ONLY on the Dacian territory. One of the theories claims that, before the death of Burebista, Brutus (monogram?) gave kosons to the Dacian mercenaries that he hired for some wars in the Balkan area. A curious thing about a coin of its age is that it has no leader's face imprinted on…

Gold coins depicting an eagle and Koson from Sarmizegetusa Regia, Romania, century BC

archaicwonder: “ Et Tu, Brute Roman Gold Stater issued by Brutus, century BC from Koson, Thrace It depicts Brutus standing with two of his officers when he was Roman consul in Thrace. Roman Consul, Ahura Mazda, The Ides Of March, Achaemenid, Trojan War, Roman History, 1st Century, Rare Coins, Silver Coins
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Dacia -Sarmizegetusa (modern Romania), Koson stater, circa 43 BC, 8.39 gm, 21 mm, 12 h. A hoard of several thousand of these staters was discovered in Sarmizegetusa in 1543. There are two types of these coins, with a BR monogram & without. The type without a monogram was made from native Dacian gold & the type with a monogram was made with Roman gold. Brutus, the lead assassin in Caesars murder, had these coins made to pay Dacian mercenaries in his war against Octavian, Antony, & Lepidus.

Ancient Coins - KOSON - BRUTUS - Proconsul/Imperator  42 BC.  (AV Stater 8.42g  20mm 12h)   Mint State Coin Dealers, American Coins, Gold And Silver Coins, World Coins, Us Coins, Seals, Highlights, Mint, Origins
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BRUTUS - PROCONSUL/IMPERATOR 42 BC.Gold Stater 8.42g 20mm 12h Olbia Mint?OBV. Roman Consul Brutus in center accompanied by two lictors, dot circle.RV

Dacian Gold Bracelets - Romanian History and Culture

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The conclusion of the Dacian Wars marked a triumph for Rome and its armies. Trajan announced 123 days of celebrations throughout the Empire. Dacia's rich gold mines were secured and it is estimated that Dacia then contributed 700 million Denarii per annum to the Roman economy, providing finance for Rome's future campaigns and assisting with the rapid expansion of Roman towns throughout Europe.

National History Museum Bucharest - Dacian silver helmet from Agighiol (Tulcea County) European Tribes, European Languages, Ancient Romans, Ancient Greek, History Museum, Art History, Semper Fidelis, Carpathian Mountains, National History

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Gold and Silver Armor of the Getian-Dacian Elite. Military Equipment and Organization. Poiana Cotofenesti ceremonial gold helmet with bumps after Achemenide fashion, Romania.

Getai Gold&Silver Armor

Pietroasele Treasure - a large eagle-headed fibula and three smaller ones encrusted with semi-precious stones; a patera, or round sacrificial dish, modelled with Orphic figures surrounding a seated three-dimensional goddess in the center;

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Treasures unearthed in Romania Source: Marea Enciclopedie a Dacilor

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Treasures unearthed in Romania Source: Marea Enciclopedie a Dacilor

‘The Ancient Gold and Silver of Romania’ opened on Wednesday at the Oltenia Museum, commemorating the 100 years of existence, exhibition organized with the support of the National Museum of Romanian History and 31 other museums in the country, each o

COMORI DACICE

Au recuperat sau nu romanii întreg tezaurul dacic? La strîngerea acestuia Decebal contribuise printr-o acumulare îndelungată a unor obiecte ...

Gold Looted From Ancient Empire Returned to Romania. Treasure hunters' coins and bracelets shed light on ancient Romanian culture.

Gold Looted From Ancient Empire Returned to Romania

Treasure hunters' coins and bracelets shed light on ancient Dacian culture.

Dacian gold bracelets exposed in the National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest

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Dacian gold bracelets on display in the National Museum of Romanian History, Bucharest

 Dacia was the land inhabited by the Dacians. The Greeks referred to them as the Getae, which were specifically a branch of the Thracians north of the Haemus Mons.

Dacian gold

silver rhyton BC romania getae dacian and thracians motifs argint geto-dacilor

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silver rhyton Poroina Romania 500-300 BC riton argint getic mitologie geto-dacica si traca

Dacian bracelets - Gold bracelet with horse heads from Vad-Fagaras Brasov County;

Dacian gold Museum N.de Bucharest- Romania

The Dacians and Getae were part of the big Thracian family that lived in South-Eastern Europe over 2000 years ago. The Dacians and the Getae from North of Danube river were united by Burebista in Ancient Discoveries, Danube River, Ancient Romans, Ancient Civilizations, Eastern Europe, Enemies, Ancient History, Origins, Romania

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The Dacians and Getae were part of the big Thracian family that lived in South-Eastern Europe over 2000 years ago. The Dacians and the Getae from North of Danube river were united by Burebista in 8…