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E-auction 357-270219 - BRUTTIUM - PETELIA Hemiobole

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Estimate : 75 €
Price : 16 €
Maximum bid : 16 €
End of the sale : 17 February 2020 14:02:00
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Hemiobole
Date: c. 216-204 AC.
Mint name / Town : Petelia, Bruttium
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 3,03 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un petit flan à l’usure très importante, identifiable
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d’Athéna casquée à droite, coiffé du casque corinthien ; grènetis circulaire.


Reverse description : Niké (Victoria) drapée, debout à gauche, tenant une couronne de la main droite tendue au-dessus du nom de la cité et tenant un pan de son vêtement de la main gauche.
Reverse legend : [PETH-LINWN].
Reverse translation : (de Petelia).


Poids lourd. Sur cet exemplaire, la légende est peu lisible. Contremarque sur le casque.

Historical background

BRUTTIUM - Petelia

(Third century BC)

Petelia, located about twenty miles from Crotona, occupied a strategic position. The city made its appearance in history during the Second Punic War. After the battle of Cannae in 216 BC, while the cities of southern Italy rallied one after the other camp Hannibal Petelia remained faithful to the Roman cause. The city was besieged, and can not be rescued, went to the Carthaginians who fought its territory Brettiens. At the end of hostilities, the city won territorial compensation and was considered a privileged ally of the Urbs.

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