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Live auction - bga_883171 - GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Billon ATISIOS REMOS, classe II

GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Billon ATISIOS REMOS, classe II XF
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Estimate : 200 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 09 April 2024 16:06:48
Type : Billon ATISIOS REMOS, classe II
Date: Ier siècle avant J.-C.
Mint name / Town : Reims (51)
Metal : billon
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 5,74 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Jolie monnaie sur un flan décentré au droit et bien centré au revers. Usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ATISIOS REMOS.
Obverse description : Tête à gauche, les cheveux bouclées. Légende devant et derrière la tête. Fleur à quatre pétales derrière la nuque, grènetis.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Lion élancé à gauche, la queue entre les pattes et enroulée jusqu'au-dessus du dos. Une esse au-dessus de la croupe, dauphin (?) au-dessous. Une sorte de triskèle derrière le lion. Grènetis.


Monnaie particulière qui semble n’être recensée qu’en bronze. Notre exemplaire est clairement en billon !.

Historical background


(2nd - 1st century BC)

The Remi were one of the most powerful peoples of Gaul and loyal allies of the Romans. The territory of the Rèmes extended over present-day Champagne, along the Aisne. They had for neighbors the Atuatuci, the Treveri, the Mediomatrics, the Lingones, the Suessions, the Bellovaci and the Nervians. They denounced to Caesar the coalition of Belgian peoples of 57 BC which included the Suessions who shared the same laws and the same magistrates. Their main oppidum was Bibrax. The capital of the civitas in Gallo-Roman times was Durocortorum (Reims). Caesar (BG. II, 3-5, 7, 12; III, 11; V, 3, 24, 53, 54, 56; VI, 4, 12, 44; VII, 63, 90; VIII, 6, 11) . Strabo (G. IV, 3, 5). Kruta: 70, 313-314, 366.

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