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E-auction 27-8495 - ANDECAVI (Area of Angers) Obole du pont de la Chaloire, stylisée

ANDECAVI (Area of Angers) Obole du pont de la Chaloire, stylisée AU/VF
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Estimate : 90 €
Price : 42 €
Maximum bid : 43 €
End of the sale : 21 October 2013 15:27:00
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Obole du pont de la Chaloire, stylisée
Date: c.80-50 AC.
Metal : billon
Diameter : 9,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 0,37 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Belle petite monnaie bien identifiable pour ce type, avec un droit assez net mais un revers très mou. Patine grise, avec des zones de concrétions plus sombres
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de face, décomposée, les cheveux divisés en deux grandes mèches.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Sanglier enseigne à gauche (?) ; un triangle entre les jambes.

Commentary


La tête a les yeux formés par deux globules dans la volute des esses
Ce type précis se rapproche de la première division de la deusième classe de Jeuffrain (cf. n° 35-45 bis).

Historical background


ANDÉCAVES (Region Angers)

(Second - first century BC)

Andécaves or the Andes, whose territory stretched north of the Loire on the banks of the Mayenne, Anjou occupied, what is now the departments of Maine-et-Loire and Sarthe. Their name is found in the city of Angers, the ancient Juliomagus. They are mentioned by Caesar in the Gallic Wars. Caesar (Bg. II, 35, III, 7, VII, 4, VIII, 26). Ptolemy (G. II, 8), Pliny (HN. IV, 107). Kruta: 69, 366.

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