E-auction 310-228201 - GALLIA BELGICA - SEQUANI (Area of Besançon) Denier TOGIRIX
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|Estimate :||80 €|
|Price :||83 €|
|Maximum bid :||99 €|
|End of the sale :||25 March 2019 14:02:00|
|bidders :||12 bidders|
Type : Denier TOGIRIX
Date: c. 80-50 AC.
Metal : silver
Diameter : 12,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 1,91 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire aux légendes visibles. Jolie patine de collection ancienne
Exemplaire provenant d’une vieille collection française de la fin du XIXe siècle. Avec son étiquette d’origine
Obverse legend : TOCIRIX.
Obverse description : Tête à gauche.
Reverse legend : TOGIRI.
Reverse description : Cheval bridé et sanglé galopant à gauche ; au-dessus la légende.
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) Obole à la croix, MASO tête à gauche, type du coin d’Arbois VF
GALLIA BELGICA - SEQUANI (Area of Besançon) Potin à la grosse tête, au bandeau lisse XF/AU