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Live auction - bga_554046 - CANTII - CANTIENS (Area of Kent) Potin au taureau, lignes géométriques “type L” ou “Cantian A”

CANTII - CANTIENS (Area of Kent) Potin au taureau, lignes géométriques “type L” ou “Cantian A” AU
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Estimate : 300 €
Price : 160 €
Maximum bid : 160 €
End of the sale : 29 October 2019 15:11:47
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Potin au taureau, lignes géométriques “type L” ou “Cantian A”
Date: Ier siècle avant J.-C.
Metal : potin
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 1,68 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Magnifique exemplaire sur un flan large et mince, recouvert d’une belle patine foncée
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête géométrique à gauche, l’œil figuré par un annelet central pointé.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Restes de taureau chargeant à gauche, le corps filiforme.

Historical background


Cantii - CANTIENS (Region Kent)

(First century BC)

The first mention of Cantii date from the late second century BC It gave their name to Kent. In close relationship with the mainland, mint begin in the early years of the first century BC Caesar considered the most advanced peoples of the island of Britain (Bg. V, 13 and 14). During his campaign for Britain, Caesar had fought Casivellaunus who had sent messengers to the four kings who then reigned in Kent (BG, V, 22). Dubnovellaunos, cited with Tincommius was a client king of Rome, at the time of Augustus, cited in the res gestae (RG. XXXII).

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