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ID:     76001237
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     P. Fonteius P.F. Capito
Date Ruled:     55 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 55
Weight:     3.85 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Legend:     P. FONTEIVS. P. F. CAPITO. III. VIR.
Obverse Description:     Helmeted and draped bust of Mars right; trophy behind
Reverse Legend:     MN. FONT. TR. MIL.
Reverse Description:     Warrior on horseback galloping right, thrusting spear downwards at kneeling enemy in Gallic helmet, who holds sword and shield; to lower left, another enemy warrior, kneeling right; Gallic helmet and shield to lower right
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 429/1
Reference2:     RSC Fonteia 17
Reference3:     Syd 900
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, lightly toned, small area of flat strike.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1237 From Collection C.G. Ex Coin Galleries (12 February 1997), lot 341.