Obverse legend : LIXOVIATI-S.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d’Apollon à droite avec des mèches longues tombant sur la nuque.
Reverse legend : [LIXOVIATIS].
Reverse description : Cheval au cou fourchu galopant à droite ; au-dessus du cheval, épi de blé sur sa tige, accosté de deux globules ; une rouelle sous le cheval.
Lexovii (Region Lisieux)
(Second - first century BC)
The Lexovii, small Celtic people had primary Noviomagus (Lisieux) oppidum. Their territory was bounded by the hills of the Perche and the sea According to Strabo, the Lexovii were great traders, exchanging tin and lead Britain against Cornish wine and olive oil from Italy. They are mentioned several times by Caesar in his Commentaries. Lexovien the quota for the relief army sent to Alesia was included in the twenty thousand men counted for all the peoples along the ocean and "who give the Armoricans name." However, do not belong to Lexovii Armorican group. Caesar (Bg. III, 9, 11, 17, 29). Kruta: 351 366.