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Coins of the Santones Gauls, 5-1st century BCE. Early Gaul coins were often inspired by the coinage of Greeks in pre-Roman Gaul.[1]
Country of the Santones during Roman times.
A map of Gaul in the 1st century BC, showing the relative positions of the Celtic tribes.

The Santones (modern French Santons) or Santoni were a tribe of ancient Gaul located in the modern region of Saintonge and around the city of Saintes, city to which they gave their name. The Romans occupied the territory of the Santones from the 1st century BC.


  1. ^ Boardman, p.308


  • Boardman, John The Diffusion of Classical Art in Antiquity, Princeton 1993 ISBN 0691036802
Coin of the Santones, 1st century BC (Cabinet des Médailles)


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