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E-auction 309-227437 - GALLIA BELGICA - MELDI (Area of Meaux) Bronze EPENOS

GALLIA BELGICA - MELDI (Area of Meaux) Bronze EPENOS VF
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Estimate : 75 €
Price : 18 €
Maximum bid : 23 €
End of the sale : 18 March 2019 14:03:00
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Bronze EPENOS
Date: c. 60-40 AC.
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 2,69 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Usure régulière. Légendes visibles. Patine de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant d’une vieille collection française de la fin du XIXe siècle

Obverse


Obverse legend : EPENOS.
Obverse description : Tête masculine à gauche, les cheveux longs et bouclés, légende devant le visage ; grènetis.

Reverse


Reverse legend : EPHNOS.
Reverse description : Cheval galopant à droite, la queue ondulée, surmonté d'un oiseau de face aux ailes déployées, un croissant entre les jambes ; légende sous le cheval.

Historical background


Meldi (Region Meaux)

(First century BC)

The Meldi are mentioned only once in the work of Caesar. This little people lived between the Seine and the Marne in the plain of Brie Meaux with capital. The Meldi have emancipated themselves from the tutelage of late Suessiones and Remi at the time of the Gallic Wars. Became independent in 57 BC, the Meldi chose to ally with the Romans. Caesar built sixty ships in Meldi in 55 BC, for shipment to Britain. Caesar (Bg. V, 5).

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