Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête à gauche, la chevelure en trois grosses mèches ; cordons perlés enroulés autour ; une croisette aux extrémités bouletées devant la bouche.
Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Cheval androcéphale bridé, galopant à gauche ; un aigle picorant à gauche, posé sur la croupe ; un taureau à droite entre les jambes du cheval.
Osismii (Region Carhaix - Finistère)
(Second - first centuries BC)
The Osismes were a Armorican people, located in the current department of Finistère, the northwest end of Gaul and Armorican coast. They were headed Vorgium place today Carhaix. They had for neighbors the Venetians and Coriosolites. Their name means "farthest" or "people of the end of the world." They were submitted by Caesar's army in 57 armoricains with other people. 56 but when they join the coalition led by the Venetians. They will participate in the quota of twenty-five thousand men provided in 52 BC the army of the Gallic coalition by armoricains peoples. Caesar (Bg. II, 34, III, 9, VII, 75, 1). Pliny (HN IV, 107). Ptolemy (II, 8). Kruta, page 766.