E-auction 91-46653 - GALLIA BELGICA - LINGONES (Area of Langres) Potin OYINDIA à la tête janiforme
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|Estimate :||15 €|
|Price :||9 €|
|Maximum bid :||10 €|
|End of the sale :||12 January 2015 15:09:00|
|bidders :||2 bidders|
Type : Potin OYINDIA à la tête janiforme
Date: c. 80-50 AC.
Metal : potin
Diameter : 21 mm
Weight : 3 g.
Coments on the condition:
Potin très usé, avec une patine grise et d’importantes oxydations ou concrétions verdâtres
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection M. G
Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Deux visages en tête-bêche à droite, de part et d’autre d’un bandeau vertical.
Reverse legend : OYIN/DIA.
Reverse description : Sanglier enseigne à gauche surmontant la légende.
L'épigraphie du revers est très variée sur ces potins ; d'une légende OYINDIA complètement lisible à un dessin géométrique sans aucune lecture possible.
Lingones (Region Langres)
(Second - first century BC)
Lingons the territory was vast, straddling the current department of Haute-Marne and part of the Côte d'Or, Yonne and Aube. Their capital was located in Langres. They were surrounded by Séquanes the Mandubii, Leuques, the Remi, the Suessiones the Sénons and Aedui. It was one of the largest civitas of Gaul. Langres, who kept their name seems to have been one of their oppida. Allies of the Romans, they did not participate in the war. The Helvetii, upon retirement after the defeat of Bibracte, crossed the lingon territory. And in 52 BC, they are not sent emissaries, not associèrent is to revolt and did not participate in the relief army sent to Vercingetorix. In contrast, in 51 BC, they provided a contingent of cavalry to the Romans to fight Bellovaci and Belgians. They remained faithful to the Roman alliance. They are mentioned several times in Caesar's Commentaries. Caesar (Bg. I, 26, 40, IV, 10, VI, 44, VII, 9, 63, 66, VIII, 11). Kruta: 21 111, 184, 187, 201, 251.
GALLIA BELGICA - LINGONES (Area of Langres) Potin OYINDIA à la tête janiforme - à gauche XF