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E-auction 27-8455 - GALLIA BELGICA - SEQUANI (Area of Besançon) Denier Q. DOCI/SAM F (fourré)

GALLIA BELGICA - SEQUANI (Area of Besançon) Denier Q. DOCI/SAM F (fourré) VF
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Estimate : 50 €
Price : 11 €
Maximum bid : 19 €
End of the sale : 21 October 2013 15:07:00
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Denier Q. DOCI/SAM F (fourré)
Date: c. 57-50 AC.
Metal : silver
Diameter : 11,6 mm
Orientation dies : 10 h.
Weight : 1,78 g.
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale et frappe centrée au droit, mais avec une faiblesse de frappe au niveau de la tête. Revers avec un plat de frappe
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : Q. DOCI.
Obverse description : Tête casquée à gauche.


Reverse legend : [Q DOCI// SAM F], A, M ET F LIGATURÉS.
Reverse description : Cheval sanglé et bridé galopant à gauche.


Les deniers Séquanes ont été frappés en quantités et leur dispersion est très large, sur l'ensemble de la Gaule !.

Historical background

Sequanes (Region Besançon)

(Second - first century BC)

The Séquanes was one of the most important people of eastern Gaul. They were the enemies of the Aedui, their neighbors. Their territory was vast and stretched between the Saone, Rhone, Jura and Vosges. The Jura lakes separated the Helvetii. They were very strong in the third and second centuries BC, but had lost their pride after the Germans had occupied part of its territory to 70 BC They were neighbors Leuques the Lingons the Aedui and the Helvetii. Their main oppidum was Vesontio (Besançon). Cited several times by Caesar, during the campaign of 52 BC, they provided a contingent of 12,000 men for the army of relief. Caesar (Bg. I, 1-3, 6, 8-10, 12, 19, 31-33, 35, 38, 40, 44, 48, 54, IV, 10, VI, 12, VII, 66, 67, 75, 90). Kruta: 16, 71, 111, 364. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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