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E-auction 151-89560 - bga_384813 - GALLIA - BAÏOCASSES (Area of Bayeux) Statère de billon au sanglier, “style géométrique”

GALLIA - BAÏOCASSES (Area of Bayeux) Statère de billon au sanglier, “style géométrique” VF
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Estimate : 180 €
Price : 26 €
Maximum bid : 26 €
End of the sale : 07 March 2016 14:11:00
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Statère de billon au sanglier, “style géométrique”
Date: IIe - Ier siècles AC.
Mint name / Town : Bayeux (14)
Metal : billon
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,83 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Statère identifiable, mais mal frappé
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête humaine à droite, les cheveux en grosses mèches ; un sanglier enseigne et un cordon perlé dans la chevelure.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Cheval androcéphale galopant à droite ; un sanglier à droite, entre les jambes du cheval ; restes de l'aurige au-dessus du dos ; vexillum devant la tête.


Des monnaies de ce type précis peuvent être connus en électrum, en argent et en billon ; cet exemplaire est encore en bon billon.

Historical background

BAÏOCASSES (Region Bayeux)

(Second - first century BC)

The Baïocasses or Bodiocasses are not mentioned in the Gallic War Caesar. It's Pliny the Elder who speaks first. Baiocasses the occupied part of the present Normandy, the Bessin. They had for neighbors Unelles the Viducasses and Veliocasses. Their main oppidum was Augustodurum (Bayeux). Pliny (HN. IV, 107). Ptolemy (G. II, 8). uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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