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bga_241356 - AMBIANI (Area of Amiens) Bronze au cheval

AMBIANI (Area of Amiens) Bronze au cheval VF/VF
115.00 €(Approx. 138.00$ | 100.05£)
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Type : Bronze au cheval
Date: c. 60-50 AC.
Mint name / Town : Amiens (80)
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 14 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 1,34 g.
Rarity : INÉDIT
Coments on the condition:
Flan un peu court et ovale, avec des types identifiables mais avec une surface irrégulière et localement piquée
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Ce bronze provient de la collection P. Gendre

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête stylisée à droite.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Cheval à droite ; un double annelet perlé entre les jambes.

Commentary


Avec des types de droit comme de revers bien spécifiques, ce bronze semble manquer à tous les ouvrages consultés.

Historical background


Ambiens (Region Amiens)

(Second - first century BC)

Their name, "those on both sides of the river," said the Ambiens, people of Gaul Belgium, occupied both banks of the Somme (Samara). Their territory is the current department of the Somme. They had for neighbors Calètes, the Morini, Atrebates, the Bellovaci. Their main oppidum was Samarobriva (near Amiens). They participated in the coalition Belgian peoples 57 BC and furnished a contingent of ten thousand men. In 52 BC, it is a contingent of five thousand men they gave the army emergency release dedicated to Alesia. Caesar (Bg. II, 4, 15, VII, 75, VIII, 7). Strabo (G. IV, 5). Kruta: 68, 110, 366.

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