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E-auction 347-261047 - PICTONES / BITURIGES - MID-WESTERN, Unspecified Drachme au cavalier et au fleuron

PICTONES / BITURIGES - MID-WESTERN, Unspecified Drachme au cavalier et au fleuron VF
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Estimate : 125 €
Price : 56 €
Maximum bid : 58 €
End of the sale : 09 December 2019 14:03:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : Drachme au cavalier et au fleuron
Date: c. 80-60 AC.
Metal : silver
Diameter : 14,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,00 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Usure importante mais beau revers avec le fleuron visible
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête à droite, la chevelure formée de grosses mèches aquitaniques.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Cavalier tenant un bouclier et les rênes galopant à droite ; sous le cheval, un fleuron.

Historical background


Pictones / Bituriges / Carnutes - CENTRAL WEST, Uncertain

(Second - first century BC)

Many heavy drachmas, the rider or bunk horses are difficult to classify. These early coins are from the edge of Berry and Touraine, often attributed to Pictones or Bituriges. If the type does not determine an allocation to a particular people, the distribution of findings is hardly more accurate and the results of their analysis are finally metal rather disappointing.

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