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bga_398552 - GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Potin au guerrier courant

GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Potin au guerrier courant XF
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Item sold on our e-shop (2017)
Price : 55.00 €
Type : Potin au guerrier courant
Date: c. 90-50 AC.
Mint name / Town : Reims (51)
Metal : potin
Diameter : 21 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 4,32 g.
Coments on the condition:
Potin avec des types assez nets pour ce type classique. Agréable patine
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection R. et D. Chevallier


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Personnage courant à droite, tenant un torque et une lance.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Animal attaquant un serpent ; au-dessus, un rinceau.

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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