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E-auction 27-8448 - GALLIA - LEMOVICES (Area of Limoges) Statère à la grue, en bronze

GALLIA - LEMOVICES (Area of Limoges) Statère à la grue, en bronze VF/XF
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Estimate : 55 €
Price : 12 €
Maximum bid : 28 €
End of the sale : 21 October 2013 15:03:30
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Statère à la grue, en bronze
Date: Ier siècle avant J.-C.
Mint name / Town : Limoges (87)
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 6,11 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire avec deux éclatements de flan. Droit n peu mou, mais beau revers bien que largement décentré. Patine verte
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête à droite, la chevelure en grosses mèches aquitaniques ; grènetis.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Cheval à droite, une grue accostée de deux annelets pointés posée sur la croupe et un trèfle entre les jambes ; une esse devant la tête du cheval.


Ces bronzes sont des imitations du statère d’électrum LT. 4072. Dix exemplaires sont conservés à la BN. Ils ont tous la particularité d’être frappés sur un flan très épais (de 6 mm d’épaisseur pour celui-ci).

Historical background

Lemovices (Region Limoges)

(Second - first century BC)

Celtic people who left his name in Limoges and Limousin. The origin of its name once lemo or limo which can lead elm comes again. Skilled traders, specialized in the export, they were perhaps the secret allies of the Romans, which could explain the silence of the people that Caesar yet extended its power to the Atlantic coast. Nevertheless, Caesar estimated ten thousand quota Lemovice sent against him to clear Alesia in 52 BC After the conquest, from 50 BC., Caesar would have installed several Roman camps on the territory in order to Lemovice monitor arverne territory. Caesar (Bg. VII, 4, 75, 88). Strabo (G. IV, 2, 2). uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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