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bga_323304 - GALLIA BELGICA - SUESSIONES (Area of Soissons) Lot de 3 potins aux animaux affrontés, classe II

GALLIA BELGICA - SUESSIONES (Area of Soissons) Lot de 3 potins aux animaux affrontés, classe II lot
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Type : Lot de 3 potins aux animaux affrontés, classe II
Date: Ier siècle avant J.-C.
Metal : potin
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Potins intéressants avec des types bien venus permettant un classement précis. Patine variées


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Deux animaux affrontés (chèvres ou boucs), un annelet pointé entre les têtes ; grènetis et bourrelet périphérique.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Loup et sanglier dressés face à face autour d'un globule ; grènetis et bourrelet périphérique.


Sur les exemplaires de la classe II, l'annelet pointé du revers de la classe I se transforme en un globule. Il n'y a plus de légende au droit, mais les deux animaux reposent sur un globule central, avec un annelet pointé entre les têtes.

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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