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bga_886556 - GALLIA - SANTONES / MID-WESTERN, Unspecified Obole à la tête coupée et au cheval à droite, variante

GALLIA - SANTONES / MID-WESTERN, Unspecified Obole à la tête coupée et au cheval à droite, variante AU/VF
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Type : Obole à la tête coupée et au cheval à droite, variante
Date: c. 60-50 AC.
Metal : billon
Diameter : 10 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 0,40 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Belle obole bien centré avec une très jolie tête au droit. Revers un peu plus usé. Patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête à droite, chevelure traversée de barres transversales.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Cheval à droite, reste d’aurige ou tête coupée au-dessus, triangle bouleté dessous.

Historical background


GALLIA - SANTONES / MID-WESTERN, Unspecified

(1st century BC)

A large part of the coinage of the Center-West still poses delicate problems of restitution today. To the fine, sometimes very detailed attributions of the two previous centuries (19th and 20th centuries), the historians of Gaul, with a view to globalization, prefer to refer to large geographical groups. Isn't the most important thing today that we are in possession of the archaeological object itself? Nevertheless if, in the future, the attitude of the discoverers of coins, fortuitous discoveries or not, official or not, allied to the benevolence of our sometimes suspicious archaeologists could allow us, thanks to a close collaboration (collaborare, to work together in Latin) and extent of their respective competences, to have a better knowledge of the places of discoveries, we could see gradually disappearing all these attributions "uncertain this, uncertain that" for the greatest pleasure of each and the Knowledge of all.

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