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Live auction - bga_554316 - PARISII (Area of Paris) Quart de statère d'or

PARISII (Area of Paris) Quart de statère d or AU
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Type : Quart de statère d'or
Date: c. 60-52 AC.
Mint name / Town : Paris (75)
Metal : gold
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 10 h.
Weight : 1,82 g.
Rarity : INÉDIT
Coments on the condition:
Magnifique monnaie à l’usure très superficielle, frappée sur un flan large. Le droit est d’un style incroyable mais on note une cassure du coin traversant le visage. Revers de toute beauté, parfaitement centré et complet. Monnaie fabuleuse !
Catalogue references :
BN.- - DT.- - Sills.- - Sch/D.-

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête stylisée à gauche ; les mèches en volutes ; décor périphérique.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Cheval bondissant à gauche ; devant, un symbole indéterminé ; au-dessus, un filet ; entre les jambes, un motif antropomorphe en forme de fleur à trois pétales.

Commentary


Ce quart de statère semble totalement inédit. Le style du droit et le filet au revers rappellent bien évidemment le monnayage des Parisii mais les symboles du revers se rapprochent fortement du DT 2417, attribué aux peuples de la Basse Seine, sans plus de précisions.
En l’absence d’informations pertinentes sur la monnaie, nous la classons au peuple des Parisii mais...

Historical background


Parisii (Paris Region)

(Second - first century BC)

The Parisii were a small but powerful people whose oppidum was Lutèce. Related to Sénons the Parisii and the city would have emancipated their guardianship, relatively late, after the defeat of Arverne 121 BC The wealth of Parisii rested on the river Seine and control of confluence with the Marne Bièvre the Ourcq and the Oise. Caesar chose Lutèce, in 53 BC to convene the meeting of Gauls. The Parisii were among the first to respond to the call of Vercingetorix, the following year, in 52 BC and they provided a contingent of eight thousand men for the army of relief. Monitored by Labienus, friend and legate of Caesar, the territory of the Parisii was the scene of recent fighting which opposed Gauls and Romans. Finally, the chief aulerque Camulogenus was defeated and killed near Lutetia. Caesar (Bg. VI, 3, VII, 4, 34, 57, 75). Kruta: 36, 40, 46, 68, 365, 368.

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