E-auction 300-218850 - GALLIA BELGICA - SEQUANI (Area of Besançon) Potin à la grosse tête, au bandeau lisse
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|Estimate :||100 €|
|Price :||35 €|
|Maximum bid :||43 €|
|End of the sale :||14 January 2019 14:06:30|
|bidders :||11 bidders|
Type : Potin à la grosse tête, au bandeau lisse
Date: Ier siècle avant J.-C.
Metal : potin
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,96 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan court mais complet. Joli revers. Patine gris foncé
Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête casquée à gauche, avec un bandeau parallèle ; l'œil vide et un globule dans la bouche.
Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Taureau chargeant à gauche, la queue relevée.
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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