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POMPONIA Denier serratus AU
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Estimate : 650 €
Price : 380 €
Maximum bid : 480 €
End of the sale : 10 September 2019 14:39:16
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier serratus
Date: 118 AC.
Mint name / Town : Narbonne
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,80 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale bien centré des deux côtés. Très belle tête de Rome au droit. Joli revers de style fin avec des reflets mordorés
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock de Burgan en 1988 et de la collection du Docteur Thierry de Craeker


Obverse legend : L. POM-P-ONI. C (NF).
Obverse description : Tête casquée de Rome à droite ; derrière la tête, marque de valeur, (X).
Obverse translation : “Lucius Pomponius Cneii Filius”, (Lucius Pomponius fils de Cneius).


Reverse legend : L. LIC. CN. DOM À L'EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Bige galopant à droite, conduit par Bituit, brandissant une lance de la main droite, et tenant un bouclier, le carnyx et les rênes de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Lucius Licinius/ Cnæus Domitius”, (Lucius Licinius/ Cneius Domitius).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 103 coins de droit et de 129 coins de revers.

Historical background


(118 BC) Lucius Pomponius

Quintus Fabius Maximus and Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, respectively consuls in 122 and 121 BC, won a brilliant victory over the allied troops Savoyards and Arverni commissioned by the king arverne Bituitus in 121 BC that also put an end to the empire Arverne, ushered the Savoyards in orbit as the Roman client tribe and brought the "civitates" Gallic to emancipate themselves from the tutelage Arverne. The bursting of Gaul multiple entities should allow Rome to establish a lasting peace in the new province (Provincia) held from 118 BC and "divide and conquer". Bituitus taken prisoner, took part in the triumph of Quintus Fabius Maximus, his conqueror in his own carriage in sterling silver, before being executed by strangulation as was the tradition.

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