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Live auction - bga_470120 - GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Bronze REMO/REMO

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Estimate : 400 €
Price : 450 €
Maximum bid : 533 €
End of the sale : 06 March 2018 16:24:10
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Bronze REMO/REMO
Date: c. 60-40 AC.
Mint name / Town : Reims (51)
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 2,80 g.
Coments on the condition:
Bronze de qualité avec un superbe avers, mais légèrement décentré avec de petites oxydations sur les points les plus en relief. Revers parfaitement centré, mais de frappe un peu molle
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : REMO.
Obverse description : Trois bustes d'hommes de profil à gauche, légende devant le visage et le cou, grènetis.


Reverse legend : REMO.
Reverse description : Bige à gauche avec l'aurige ailé tenant un fouet dans le char ; légende sous les chevaux, grènetis.


Cet exemplaire présente de très beaux bustes à gauche, avec une légende REMO partiellement hors flan au droit mais complète au revers.

Historical background

Remes (Region Reims)

(Second - first century BC)

Remi was one of the most powerful nations of Gaul and faithful allies of the Romans. The territory of the Remi extended on the current Champagne, along the Aisne. They had for neighbors Aduatuci the Treviri the Médiomatriques, Lingones, the Suessiones the Bellovaci and Nerviens. They denounced the coalition Caesar Belgian people 57 BC belonged, the Suessiones who shared the same laws and the same judges. Their main oppidum was Bibrax. The civitas capital of the Gallo-Roman period 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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