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Live auction - bgr_456285 - APULIA - ARPI Unité

APULIA - ARPI Unité XF
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Estimate : 175 €
Price : 100 €
Maximum bid : 140 €
End of the sale : 31 October 2017 14:00:30
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Unité
Date: c. 325-275 AC.
Mint name / Town : Arpi, Apulie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 7,50 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré à l’usure régulière. Belle tête de Zeus. Frappe un peu molle au revers, mais les soies du sanglier sont bien visibles. Patine marron
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exmeplaire provient du stock de Lanz

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête laurée de Zeus à gauche ; derrière, un foudre.
Obverse legend : DAIOU.
Obverse translation : (Dazos).

Reverse


Reverse description : Sanglier passant à droite ; au-dessus, une lance.
Reverse legend : ARPANWN.
Reverse translation : (d’Arpi).

Commentary


Les soies du sanglier sont particulières sur cet exemplaire.

Historical background


Apulia - ARPI

(IV - III century BC)

Arpi, ancient city of Apulia, in the north-east of Foggia, was in South Aquilo about twenty kilometers from Sipontum. Tradition attributed the foundation Arpi Diomedes (Pliny HN, III, 104) (Strabo, VI, 3.9). Arpi was first allied with Rome in the wars against the Samnites. In 216, after the disaster of Cannes where Rome was crushed Dazos, the leader Arpi abandoned Roman alliance to join Hannibal and Carthage (Appian, Hannibal VII, 31). Quintus Fabius Maximus took the city in 213 BC, the city Dazos hunted and treated harshly. Following this event, Arpi dwindled.

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