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E-auction 365-278131 - GALLIA - AULERCI EBUROVICES (Area of Évreux) Potin à la tête et au sanglier réaliste

GALLIA - AULERCI EBUROVICES (Area of Évreux) Potin à la tête et au sanglier réaliste VF
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Estimate : 70 €
Price : 16 €
Maximum bid : 18 €
End of the sale : 13 April 2020 14:14:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Potin à la tête et au sanglier réaliste
Date: c.60-50 AC.
Mint name / Town : Évreux (27)
Metal : potin
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 2,87 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Beau potin avec une jolie patine. Usure régulière. Traces de concrétions
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête stylisée à gauche, le nez et la bouche marquée, l’œil figuré par un globule.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Sanglier enseigne à droite ; entre les pattes, un globule (surmonté d’un demi-cercle).


Ce type de potin avec cette tête bien particulière et le sanglier réaliste est bien plus rare qu'il n'y parait ! Il correspond au DT. 2477 (provenant de l’est des Andelys) considéré comme la var. 1 de la série 457 des “potins au sanglier”.

Historical background

Aulerci Eburovices (Region of Evreux)

(Second - first century BC)

The Aulerci were subdivided into three tribes: Aulerci Diablintes, Aulerci Cenomani and Aulerci Eburovices. The territory of Aulerci Eburovices corresponds to the current department of Eure. They are mentioned several times in Caesar's Commentaries. According to him, they would have killed their Senate favorable to the Romans in 56 AD and have joined the rebels and Unelles Lexovii. In 52 BC, they provided a contingent of three thousand men to the army of relief. Caesar (Bg. (II, 34, III, 17, 29, VII, 4, 75, VIII, 7) Kruta: 72..

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