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Cadurci was a Celtic tribe that lived in the Southwestern Gaul on the river Lot with Cahors as their capital. Their closest neighbors are Arecomici and Tetosages celtic tribes. They joined the coalition formed by Vercingétorix to fight the Romans and Arecomici (who joined Romans). Cadurci chief  Luctérios fought against the Romans after defeat of Vercingétorix.

Silver coin of Cadurci.  c. 50 BCE.
Obverse: Reverse Swastika.
Reverse: Two five pointed stars above and below 'LVXTERIOS'.
Reference: Bibiliotheque Nationale, # 4369A.

References: Julius Caesar. Biography. VII, 4, 64 & 75; VIII 2 & 34.
Strabon. Geography IV, 2, 2


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RK. July 6, 2002