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E-auction 371-283428 - GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Potin au bucrane

GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Potin au bucrane VF
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Estimate : 60 €
Price : 7 €
Maximum bid : 11 €
End of the sale : 25 May 2020 14:20:30
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Potin au bucrane
Date: Ier siècle avant J.-C.
Mint name / Town : Reims (51)
Metal : potin
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,71 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Belle monnaie malgré la manque. Joli droit. Patine verte
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Bucrane accosté de deux esses, globule entre les cornes et surmonté d'un panache formé de demi-cercles avec un globule ; bourrelet périphérique.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Animal (ours ou éléphant) attaquant un serpent (?) à droite ; grènetis perlé et bourrelet périphérique.


Monnaie avec un manque important entre 4 et 8 heures.

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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