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Live auction - bga_608213 - GALLIA - SOUTH WESTERN GAUL - PETROCORES / NITIOBROGES, Unspecified Drachme “au style flamboyant”, S. 162

GALLIA - SOUTH WESTERN GAUL - PETROCORES / NITIOBROGES, Unspecified Drachme “au style flamboyant”, S. 162 XF
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Estimate : 700 €
Price : 350 €
Maximum bid : 600 €
End of the sale : 08 September 2020 15:30:13
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Drachme “au style flamboyant”, S. 162
Date: IIe siècle av. J.-C.
Metal : silver
Diameter : 12,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,26 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire pour ce type avec un joli droit et une belle patine de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête masculine à gauche ; avec une oreille ; menton saillant et mâchoire carrée ; larges mèches ondées.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Croix formée de quatre cantons ; un besant au 1er canton, une rouelle simple au 2e, une hache à gauche au manche deux fois bouleté au sommet au 3e et un besant avec un point au-dessus au 4e canton.

Historical background

PETROCORES / Nitiobroges, Uncertain

(Second century BC)

The Pétrocores whose territory lay between the Dordogne and the Vézère the current Dordogne (Périgord old) had Périgueux capital. They were part of Celtic Gaul and then be attached to Aquitaine. They appear late as Nitiobroges at the final stage of the Gallic Wars. The said currencies "flamboyant as circulated in some than in others".

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