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E-auction 304-222705 - GALLIA - SOUTH-WESTERN GAUL - TOLOSATES (Area of Vieille-Toulouse) Drachme “à la tête négroïde”

GALLIA - SOUTH-WESTERN GAUL - TOLOSATES (Area of Vieille-Toulouse) Drachme “à la tête négroïde” XF
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Estimate : 100 €
Price : 55 €
Maximum bid : 55 €
End of the sale : 11 February 2019 14:02:30
bidders : 11 bidders
Type : Drachme “à la tête négroïde”
Date: IIe-Ier siècles av. J.-C.
Metal : silver
Diameter : 13 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,30 g.
Coments on the condition:
Flan quadrangulaire, décentré au revers avec uniquement deux cantons visibles. Patine de collection
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête stylisée à gauche, de type négroïde, la chevelure représentée par un rang d’esses reposant sur un rang d’épis en forme d’Y.

Reverse


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Croix bouletée au centre, formée de quatre cantons ornés chacun d'une lunule : annelet au 1er canton, un globule aux 2e, 3e et 4e cantons.

Commentary


Drachme de style un peu particulier au droit, proche du S. 79 ou 81, associé à un revers classique.

Historical background


Tolosates (region of Vieille-Toulouse)

(Second - first century BC)

The Tolosates, component Volques Tectosages, occupied the area of ​​Tolosa (Toulouse Old). They were submitted after 105 BC by Quintus Servilius Caepio. This episode is the origin of the myth of gold of Toulouse "aurum Tolosanum". Tolosa, their capital was included in the province of Narbonne, bordering independent Gaul before the Gallic Wars. During the Gallic Wars, the Tolosates seem to have remained faithful to the Roman alliance. Sources: Caesar (Bg. I, 10, III, 20; VII, 7), Strabo (G. IV, 14).

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