Ruteni coin, 5th-1st century BCE.
A map of Gaul
in the 1st century BCE, showing the relative positions of the Celtic tribes.
The Ruteni ("The blond ones") were a tribe of Gaul. They were located in the modern region of Aveyron, and were known as producers of lead.
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