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Live auction - bgr_451770 - APULIA - LUCERIA Quincunx

APULIA - LUCERIA Quincunx XF
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Estimate : 750 €
Price : 470 €
Maximum bid : 800 €
End of the sale : 31 October 2017 14:01:00
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Quincunx
Date: c. 211-200 AC.
Mint name / Town : Luceria, Apulie
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 16,35 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large bien centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Belle tête d’Athéna. Revers inhabituel. Jolie patine marron
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock de Savoca Coins et de la collection Laurent F

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d’Athéna à droite, coiffée du casque corinthien à triple aigrette ; au-dessus, cinq globules.

Reverse


Reverse legend : L-O-V-C-E-R-I.
Reverse description : Roue à huit rayons avec moyeu central et entretoise ; grènetis circulaire.
Reverse translation : (de Luceria).

Commentary


Série lourde. Ce type appartient à la dernière série de monnaies fabriquées à Luceria, (série frappée) avec une dénomination très rare. Cet exemplaire est reproduit dans l’ouvrage de Pierre Strauss, Collection Maurice Laffaille. Monnaies grecques en bronze, p. 16, n° 25.

Historical background


Apulia - Luceria

(IV - II century BC)

Lucera or Luceria Apulia was a small city located in the province of Foggia whose mythical foundation would Diomedes who had lodged the Palladium in the main temple of the city. The city after the war Samnites fell under Roman rule in 314 BC and later became a colony. The city served as the winter quarters of the Roman army during the Second Punic War. She even played a role at the time of the Civil War between Pompey and Caesar.

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