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E-auction 252-175190 - bga_471644 - GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Potin au guerrier, dit “à l’ange”

GALLIA BELGICA - REMI (Area of Reims) Potin au guerrier, dit “à l’ange” VF
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Estimate : 100 €
Price : 22 €
Maximum bid : 23 €
End of the sale : 12 February 2018 14:08:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Potin au guerrier, dit “à l’ange”
Date: c. 60-40 AC.
Mint name / Town : Reims (51)
Metal : potin
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 3,64 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Joli revers. Droit piqué sur la tête. Patine marron foncé
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête stylisée (casquée ?) à gauche, la chevelure en quatre grosses mèches, bourrelet périphérique.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Personnage marchant à droite, tenant une lance de la main droite et un bouclier rond de la gauche.


Au revers, le personnage ailé serait en fait un guerrier tenant un bouclier sur certains exemplaires.

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. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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