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bgr_702049 - HISPANIA - SPAIN - HISPANO-CARTAGIENSIS Cinquième d’unité

HISPANIA - SPAIN - HISPANO-CARTAGIENSIS Cinquième d’unité XF
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Type : Cinquième d’unité
Date: c. 218-201 AC.
Mint name / Town : Espagne, Carthagène
Metal : copper
Diameter : 11 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 1,71 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré présentant un joli revers. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse description : Tête de Tanit à gauche, couronnée d’épis.

Reverse


Reverse description : Casque tourné à gauche.

Commentary


C’est l’une des plus petites monnaies divisionnaires frappées dans l’espace hispano-carthaginois.

Historical background


HISPANIA - Hispano-Carthaginian

(241-202 BC)

After the end of the first Punic War in 241 BC, the Carthaginians had lost Corsica, Sardinia and Sicily, retreated to Spain. They settled at Gadir Hamilcar in 237 BC, Hannibal's father was at the origin of this redeployment. Hasdrubal founded Cartagena in 229 BC To the old of the second Punic War, Spain is practically Carthaginian. Hannibal taking Saguntum, an ally of Rome in 219 BC, is preparing for war against Rome.

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