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Live auction - bga_554049 - ARAUSIO - ORANGE Potin “aux cornes”

ARAUSIO - ORANGE Potin “aux cornes” XF
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Estimate : 450 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 29 October 2019 15:07:47
Type : Potin “aux cornes”
Date: c. 70- 10 AC.
Metal : potin
Diameter : 14,5 mm
Weight : 2,59 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Beau potin au droit, faible de coulée au revers. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Trait bouleté en son centre.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Cheval à droite.


Cette monnaie serait attribuée à Orange selon C. Larozas (?), attribution plus précise que la traditionnelle “Vallée du Rhône” !.

Historical background

Arausio - ORANGE

(First century BC)

Orange, "Colonia Julia Firma Secundanorum Arausio" was founded in 35 BC by veterans of the "Legio II Gallica" whose emblem was a ram's head on a shield which is at the center of the back dupondii attributed to the city.

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