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bga_359392 - GALLIA BELGICA - SUESSIONES (Area of Soissons) Denier à l'œil, "type de Villeneuve-Saint-Germain" - fourré

GALLIA BELGICA - SUESSIONES (Area of Soissons) Denier à l œil,  type de Villeneuve-Saint-Germain  - fourré VF/F
75.00 €(Approx. 81.75$ | 62.25£)
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Type : Denier à l'œil, "type de Villeneuve-Saint-Germain" - fourré
Date: c. 70 AC.
Metal : silver
Diameter : 13,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 1,02 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Denier sur un flan court et fourré, avec quasiment plus aucune traces d’argenture. Les types sont mal venus mais se devinent encore
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection R. Chevallier (1922-2015)

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête à droite, résumée à un œil triangulaire, semblable à celui des statères trévires, avec un annelet pointé à la base de l’œil.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Cheval courant à gauche, surmonté d’un motif décoratif en forme de V, entouré d’un cordon perlé ; entre les jambes, un annelet ; devant la tête, un motif rectangulaire.

Commentary


Ce type de denier est très rare, nous n’en avons proposé que trois autres à la vente ; le n° 485 de MONNAIES XIX, le bga_116787 et le bga_360408 (fourré). Cet exemplaire est aussi frappé sur un flan fourré et particulièrement léger, avec seulement 1,02 gramme.

Historical background


Suessiones (near Soissons)

(Second - first century BC)

The Suessiones were important people of the Belgians, stationed on the Aisne in the territory of the province of Soissons. They had to close the Remi, Lingones the Senonian, the Parisii, the Bellovaci and Ambiens. According to Caesar, the two peoples and Remi Suessiones before the Gallic War, had the same laws and the same leaders. They had to clients Meldi the Silvanectes and Viromanduens. Diviciacos, one of their kings reigned down on Britain. Galba, his successor, commanded coalition Belgians revolted in 57 BC with a contingent of fifty thousand men. The Suessiones and Bellovaci allies were defeated. Galba had to fight his two son hostage to the Romans. They provided a quota of five thousand men for the army of relief in 52 BC They were placed under the authority of the Remi after this date. In 51 BC, the members of the Belgian coalition would tackle first to Suessiones. Led by Correos Commios and the Belgian people were finally crushed by the Romans. Their main oppidum was Noviodunum (Soissons). Caesar (Bg. II, 3, 4, 12, 13, VI, 35, VII, 75, VIII, 6). Kruta: 69.

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