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ID:     25-0311
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     P. Fonteius P.F. Capito
Date Ruled:     55 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     circa 55 BC
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     4.21 g
Obverse Legend:     P·FONTEIVS·P·F – CAPITO·III·VIR
Obverse Description:     Helmeted and draped bust of Mars right, with trophy over shoulder.
Reverse Legend:     MN·FONT·TR·MIL
Reverse Description:     Horseman right spearing warrior about to drive sword through unarmed opponent; helmet and shield to right.
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 429/1
Reference3:     Syd 900
Reference4:     FFC 723; B. Fonteia 17
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Grade:     near FDC
Notes:     NAC Auction 25 (2003), lot 311. Ex Münz-Zentrum Köln December 1991, 1230.