E-auction 202-131113 - GALLIA BELGICA - SEQUANI (Area of Besançon) Denier Q. DOCI/SAM F
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|Estimate :||95 €|
|Price :||52 €|
|Maximum bid :||55 €|
|End of the sale :||27 February 2017 14:06:30|
|bidders :||11 bidders|
Type : Denier Q. DOCI/SAM F
Date: c. 57-50 AC.
Metal : silver
Diameter : 14 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 1,81 g.
Coments on the condition:
Denier sur un flan un peu court et ovale, avec un revers complet, mais un avers un peu décentré. Patine grise et granuleuse par endroits
Obverse legend : [Q. DOCI].
Obverse description : Tête casquée à gauche.
Reverse legend : Q DO[CI]// SAM F, A, M ET F LIGATURÉS.
Reverse description : Cheval sanglé et bridé galopant à gauche.
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.
GALLIA BELGICA - SEQUANI (Area of Besançon) Potin à la grosse tête laurée DOCI VF/XF
GALLIA BELGICA - SEQUANI (Area of Besançon) Obole à la croix, MASO tête à gauche, type du coin d’Arbois VF