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bga_517609 - GALLIA BELGICA - SUESSIONES (Area of Soissons) Potin aux animaux affrontés, classe II

GALLIA BELGICA - SUESSIONES (Area of Soissons) Potin aux animaux affrontés, classe II XF
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Type : Potin aux animaux affrontés, classe II
Date: Ier siècle avant J.-C.
Metal : potin
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,41 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Très beau potin à l’usure régulière. Joli droit. Patine marron foncé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection du docteur C.M

Obverse


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

Reverse


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

Commentary


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


GALLIA BELGICA - SUESSIONES (Area of Soissons)

(2nd - 1st century BC)

The Suessions were an important people of the Belgians, confined on the Aisne in the territory of the province of Soissonnais. They had for neighbor the Remi, the Lingones, the Senones, the Parisii, the Bellovaci and the Ambiens.. According to Caesar, the two peoples Remes and Suessions, before the Gallic Wars, had the same laws and the same leaders. They had for customers the Meldes, the Silvanectes and the Viromanduens. Diviciacos, one of their kings, would have reigned as far as Brittany. Galba, his successor, commanded the coalition of rebel Belgians in 57 BC. -VS. with a contingent of fifty thousand men. The Suessions and their Bellovaci allies were defeated. Galba had to deliver his two sons as hostages to the Romans. They provided a contingent of five thousand men for the relief army in 52 BC. -VS. They were placed under the authority of the Remes after this date. In 51 BC. -VS. , the members of the Belgian coalition were to first attack the Suessions. Ruled by Corréos and Commios, the Belgic peoples 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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