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E-auction 27-8476 - GALLIA - SOUTH WESTERN GAUL - LONGOSTALETES (Area of Narbonne) Drachme “au style languedocien”, S. 279

GALLIA - SOUTH WESTERN GAUL - LONGOSTALETES (Area of Narbonne) Drachme “au style languedocien”, S. 279 VF/XF
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Estimate : 70 €
Price : 23 €
Maximum bid : 29 €
End of the sale : 21 October 2013 15:17:30
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Drachme “au style languedocien”, S. 279
Date: IIe siècle av. J.-C
Metal : silver
Diameter : 16,5 mm
Orientation dies : 8 h.
Weight : 3,45 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan large, avec une frappe décentrée au droit et très confuse au revers. Fine patine grise, légèrement irisée
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Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Chevelure en mèches ovoïdes.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Croix bouletée divisée en quatre cantons : un globule surmonté d'une lunule aux 1er, 2e et 4e cantons ; deux globules superposés au 3e canton.


Cette drachme est très décentrée au droit, comme la monnaie S. 279.

Historical background

LONGOSTALÈTES (Region Narbonne)

(Second - first century BC)

The people who occupied the greater part of the departments of Aude and Herault is quoted or Ptolemy or Strabo, or Caesar. Their coinage is only known by the treasures of Béziers (Hérault) discovered in 1871 and contained between 750 and 800 currencies Languedoc style and that of Moussan in Aude, discovered in 1967 and contained 28 drachmas style " Languedoc ". uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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