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bga_324570 - GALLIA - VOLCÆ ARECOMICI (Area of Nîmes) Bronze au Démos, VOLCAE AREC - incus

GALLIA - VOLCÆ ARECOMICI (Area of Nîmes) Bronze au Démos, VOLCAE AREC - incus VF/VF
150.00 €(Approx. 165.00$ | 132.00£)
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Type : Bronze au Démos, VOLCAE AREC - incus
Date: 70-30 ou 49-42 AC.
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 16 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 2,27 g.
Coments on the condition:
Bronze sur un flan irrégulier, avec une patine sombre
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : VOLCAE.
Obverse description : Tête d'Artémis diadémée à droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : incus.

Commentary


Exemplaire intéressant, avec un beau revers présentant une tête incuse.

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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