), the chief city of the AUSETANI
was called in the middle ages Ausona and Vicus Ausonensis, Viec de Osane,
whence its modern name [p. 1.344]
It lies W. of Gerona,
on a S. tributary of the Ter,
the ancient Alba. (Plin. Nat. 3.3. s. 4
; Ptol. 2.6.70
; Marca, Hisp.
2.22, p. 191.)
There is a coin with the inscription AUSA; but it is probably spurious. (Eckhel, vol. i. p. 35; Mionnet, vol. i. p. 29; Sestini, Lettere,
vol. ix. praef., Med. Isp.
p. 104; Ukert, vol. ii. pt. 1. p. 426.)