NM·15

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Coin

Coin Type

Coin Type: Lejeune C1
Description: obverse: right-facing head of a young man (Apollo?), reverse: right-facing head of a horse, legend below the head along the edge
Material (main component): silver
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Workmanship: unknown

Archaeological Culture: unknown
Date:
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Number of Known Pieces: 2
Area of Circulation: Rhone Valley
Mint / Main Site: unknown
Coordinates (approx.): none

Coin Legend

Idealised Transliteration: .a.lkouesi 
Idealised Original Script: punctuation dA dpunctuation dL sK dO2 dU dE dS sI d
Variant Reading: I dA dI dL sK dO2 dU dE dS sI d iailkouesi
Position: back, lower area
Orientation:
Direction of Writing: dextroverse
Script: North Italic Script
Letter Height: 0
Number of Letters: 8 - 10
Number of Words: 1
Number of Lines: 1
Inscription Type: minting authority
Language: unknown
Syntactic Analysis: unknown
Meaning: maybe "of Alkovesos"?

Alternative Sigla: Whatmough 1933 (PID): 331

Sources: Brenot 1998: 25 & 27 & 24 (fig. 5 & 6) & 26 (map)
Lejeune 1971: 130

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Bibliography

Brenot 1998 Claude Brenot, "A propos des monnaies à légendes lépontiennes de Transalpine", in: Fondazione "Andrea Pautasso" per gli studi di numismatica (ed.), Forme di contatto tra moneta locale e moneta straniera nel mondo antico. Atti del Convegno internazionale, Aosta 13-14 ottobre 1995. A cura di Giovanni Gorini, Padova: Esedra Editrice 1998, 23-37.
Lejeune 1971 Michel Lejeune, Lepontica, Paris: Société d'Édition "Les Belles Lettres" 1971. (reprint of the article "Documents gaulois et para-gaulois de Cisalpine", Études Celtiques 12/2, 1970-1, pp. 357-500)
Whatmough 1933 Joshua Whatmough, The Prae-Italic Dialects of Italy. Vol. 2, Part 3: The Raetic, Lepontic, Gallic, East-Italic, Messapic and Sicel inscriptions, Cambridge/Mass.: Harvard University Press 1933.
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