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bga_242098 - GALLIA BELGICA - BELLOVACI (Area of Beauvais) Bronze au personnage agenouillé et au sanglier

GALLIA BELGICA - BELLOVACI (Area of Beauvais) Bronze au personnage agenouillé et au sanglier VF
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Type : Bronze au personnage agenouillé et au sanglier
Date: c. Ier siècle avant J.-C.
Mint name / Town : Beauvais (60)
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 2,93 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan large avec un éclatement de frappe. Patine sombre sur des types complets, avec de petites oxydation vertes
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Ce bronze provient de la collection P. Gendre et est indiqué provenir de Vendeuil-Caply (60)

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Personnage agenouillé à droite, la tête tournée à droite, cordon perlé.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Sanglier enseigne à gauche, les soies hérissées.

Commentary


Dans son Traité, S. Scheers indique deux exemplaires à la BN pour ce type (BN 7307 et 7306A). La description du bronze BN 7309 dans le Muret Chabouillet n’y correspond pas.

Historical background


Bellovaci (Region Beauvais)

(Second - first century BC)

The Bellovaci, people of Gaul Belgium, occupied the present department of Oise. They had for neighbors the Parisii, the Veliocasses the Calètes the Ambiens and Suessiones. Caesar (BG. VII. 59) considers Bellovaci as the "most valiant of all Gaul" tribe. Before the Gallic War, the Bellovaci were allies Éduens. In 57 before J. C-. They were the artisans of the uprising of the Belgian people, furnished a contingent of sixty thousand warriors to the coalition, but were defeated and took refuge on their oppidum Bratuspantium. In 52 J. C-. They promised a contingent of ten thousand men to the relief army. They retracted, claiming only fight the Romans. Finally, the prayer of Commius, they gave two thousand men in the coalition. The following year, before 51 J. C-. They took the last time the head of a revolt of the Belgian people. Correos, bellovaque leader, led the rebellion to fight the Romans with Atrébates the Ambiens the Aulerci Eburovices the Calètes and Veliocasses. With Atrebatian Commios Correos met Roman armies on the borders of countries and Bellovaci Suessiones. Correos was killed which put a definitive end to hostilities. The main oppidum of Bellovaci was Bratuspantium it is difficult to identify with certainty the Roman city of Caesaromagus (Beauvais). Caesar. (BG. II, 4, 5, 10, 13, 14, V 46; VII, 59, 75, 90; VIII, 6, 7, 12, 14-17, 20-23, 38). Strabo (G. IV, 3-5). Pliny (HN. IV, 106). Ptolemy (G. II, 9). Kruta: 68, 351.

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