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E-auction 343-257416 - AMBIANI (Area of Amiens) Bronze aux sangliers affrontés

AMBIANI (Area of Amiens) Bronze aux sangliers affrontés VF
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Estimate : 80 €
Price : 38 €
Maximum bid : 45 €
End of the sale : 11 November 2019 14:01:30
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : Bronze aux sangliers affrontés
Date: c. 60-40 AC.
Mint name / Town : Amiens (80)
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 15,5 mm
Weight : 2,37 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Jolie monnaie présentant un beau droit. Patine verte
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Deux sangliers affrontés dos à dos ; au milieu, trois annelets ; à droite un bucrane et à gauche une esse.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Cheval passant à droite ; entre les jambes, un bucrane ; au-dessus, un petit animal , peut-être un équidé ; devant la tête du cheval, un symbole couché en forme d’accolade.

Commentary


Ce type de bronze présente un bestiaire intéressant avec les deux sangliers affrontés au droit et le cheval avec un bucrane entre les jambes et un autre animal indéterminé au-dessus du cheval. Le très bel exemplaire n° 1328 de MONNAIES 36 s’est vendu 420 €.

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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