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bga_472513 - GALLIA - VOLCÆ ARECOMICI (Area of Nîmes) Bronze AR / VOLC, à l'aigle

GALLIA - VOLCÆ ARECOMICI (Area of Nîmes) Bronze AR / VOLC, à l aigle VF
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Price : 125.00 €
Type : Bronze AR / VOLC, à l'aigle
Date: c. 70-50 AC.
Mint name / Town : Nîmes (30)
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 14 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 1,93 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Beau petit bronze sur un flan court et régulier avec des types bien identifiables
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection Raymond D. (1948-2017)

Obverse


Obverse legend : AR, LETTRES LIGATURÉES.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé et drapé d'Artémis à droite.

Reverse


Reverse legend : [VOLC].
Reverse description : Aigle debout de face, les ailes déployées, la tête tournée à gauche ; le tout dans une couronne de myrte.

Commentary


L’aigle semble tenir un foudre dans son bec.

Historical background


Volques Arécomiques (near Nîmes)

(First century BC)

Volques Arécomiques, from the same group or people (Volk) have migrated from the Danube regions to settle in southern Gaul in the third century BCE. Installed on some of the current departments of Gard and Hérault, their capital was Nemausus (Nîmes). This is normally in their territory was founded Narbo Martius (Narbonne), in 118 BC, which was to become the capital of the Province. Sources: Caesar (Bg. VII, 7, 64), Strabo (G. IV, 1, 12).

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