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Ambiani (Gallia Belgica) - AR lamellar - DT 433-435 var.

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Ambiani (Gallia Belgica) - AR lamellar - DT 433-435 var.

Ambiani (Gallia Belgica, Amiens area).
AR lamellar, circa 60-30 B.C.
Two stylized horses facing each other, the beaded mane ending in a wide volute, the front legs missing. They are raised above two horizontal spears, head to tail. Between them, on a stem, a beaded ring centred on a globule (a flower (?)). Simple or centred rings and rafters in the field. Underneath, indeterminate pattern. Horse standing right, the beaded mane ending in a ringlet and the beaded tail in triple lines. From the forehead start two long beaded lines ending in a wide loop. Above, a centered ringlet. In front of the forelegs, a ringlet. Under the belly a cross with bifid ends, above a V-shaped pattern.
0,61 g. LT 8514 var. ; Scheers, Traité 337 var. ; DT 433-435 var. Extremely rare. Nice patina. Nearly extremely fine

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