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bga_472529 - GALLIA - VOLCÆ ARECOMICI (Area of Nîmes) Bronze au Démos, VOLCAE AREC

GALLIA - VOLCÆ ARECOMICI (Area of Nîmes) Bronze au Démos, VOLCAE AREC VF
75.00 €(Approx. 82.50$ | 66.00£)
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Type : Bronze au Démos, VOLCAE AREC
Date: 70-30 ou 49-42 AC.
Mint name / Town : Nîmes (30)
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 14,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 1,70 g.
Coments on the condition:
Bronze bien identifiable avec des types incomplets sur un flan un peu court. Patine verte et croûteuse
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection Raymond D. (1948-2017)


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


Reverse legend : AREC.
Reverse description : Personnage (Démos) debout à gauche, vêtu d'une toge ; devant lui, une grande palme.

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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