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Detail on a Torc found in Castro de Xanceda Xanceda Celtic Hillfort Mesía, A Coruña,Galiza, Gallaecia

This magnificent anthropomorphic Celtic sword is also one of the best preserved. The beautifully modeled head that terminates the hilt is one of the finest surviving images of a Celtic warrior.

Celtic: #Celtic triskelion (of three legs). This symbol is used on the #Manx flag.

Celtic Europe 1850 BC- AD 400 1850 BC: Celto-Ligurian culture 1600 BC: Bronze work 1200 BC: Urnfield Celts 600 BC: Iron work 390 BC: Celts sack Rome and enter history as "Gauls." 44 BC: A Roman army under Julius Caesar conquers Gaul.

Celtic Gold Stater of Addedomaros. (S.202) Catuvellauni/Trinovantes tribes. Late 1st century BC. Obv - Addorsed crescents ornamented with pellets and linear elements. Rev - Horse, branch and spiral / wheel. Image by kind permission of: Ira & Larry Goldberg Auctioneers Inc.


Top 10 Historical Celtic Artifacts

The Vix Torc (pictured) however is just as grandiose as the Krater. Made from 480 grams of solid 24 carat gold, it is both a valuable and beautiful piece of Celtic art and culture. Dating from 500Bc the Torc is decorated with winged horses and intricate knot work so small that you can barely see it in this photo. This is probably the most valuable Celtic Torc in existence. Read more:

This Celtic horned helmet was dredged from the River Thames at Waterloo Bridge, London, in the 1860s. Originally shiny, polished bronze, it was studded with red glass. Dated 150–50 BC.

Gold Coin of the Parisii. 2nd century B.C. Celtic. The Celts probably began striking coins in the 200s b.c. after receiving gold and silver pieces from Hellenistic kings who employed Celtic warriors as mercenaries.

Iron Age Celtic Bronze Dragonesque Brooch 1st century BC . A large cast dragonesque brooch with La Tene style scrolled panels to the body and scrolls to the finials, the pin intact