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.
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: http://www.toptenz.net/top-10-historical-celtic-treasure-curios.php#ixzz1uRfibGMk