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E-auction 381-293906 - GALLIA BELGICA - SEQUANI (Area of Besançon) Denier SEQVANOIOTVOS

GALLIA BELGICA - SEQUANI (Area of Besançon) Denier SEQVANOIOTVOS VF/XF
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Estimate : 180 €
Price : 70 €
Maximum bid : 70 €
End of the sale : 03 August 2020 14:15:00
bidders : 9 bidders
Type : Denier SEQVANOIOTVOS
Date: c. 70-50 AC.
Metal : silver
Diameter : 14,05 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 1,91 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan irrégulier. Beau revers et jolie patine
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête imberbe à gauche, les cheveux disposés en boucles perlées sur deux rangées ; un rinceau derrière la tête.

Reverse


Reverse legend : SE - QVANOIO - TVOS.
Reverse description : Sanglier à gauche.

Commentary


Ce type de chevelure en juxtaposition d'annelets pointés est assez peu répandu sur les monnaies gauloises. Sur cet exemplaire, seule la légende SEQVAN est visible (SE sous le groin et QVAN au-dessus des soies du sanglier).
Les seuls deniers approchant de la qualité de celui-ci sont le n° 847 de MONNAIES XXIII et le n° 19 de la fameuse vente de la collection d’un amateur d’art chez Vinchon le 29 octobre 2002 (vendu 800 €).

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.

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