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bga_286108 - GAUL - CABELLIO - CAVAILLON Obole CABE / LEPI, à la corne d’abondance

GAUL - CABELLIO - CAVAILLON Obole CABE / LEPI, à la corne d’abondance VF/AU
110.00 €(Approx. 119.90$ | 97.90£)
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Type : Obole CABE / LEPI, à la corne d’abondance
Date: 44-42 AC.
Mint name / Town : Cavaillon
Metal : silver
Diameter : 10 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 0,40 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Petite monnaie fourrée, avec un avers très confus mais un superbe revers
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : [CABE].
Obverse description : Tête d'Apollon à droite ; grènetis.


Reverse legend : LE/PI.
Reverse description : Légende de part et d’autre d'une corne d'abondance ; le tout dans une couronne de myrte.


Le revers est complet avec une belle épigraphie LEPI.

Historical background

CABELLIO - Cavaillon

(First century BC)

City Tribe Cavares under the influence of Marseille, Cavaillon emancipation of massaliote guardianship after the fall of Marseille in 49 BC The fact that oboles on behalf of Lepidus, governor of Narbonne propraetor between 44-42 BC, were minted could indicate a new foundation by Lepidus. He joined his forces with those of Gaul Marc-Antoine May 29, 43 BC He formed with Octavian and Marc Anthony the second Triumvirate. The city received perhaps the "juice latinum" Augustus in 23 BC Sources: Strabo (G. IV, 1).

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