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Denarius with bust of Mars, struck under P. Fonteius Capito

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Obverse: Bust of Mars, right; behind, trophy. [PFONTEIVSPF]CAPITOIIIVIR (around) Reverse: Warrior galloping to right, spearing enemy in Gaulish helmet who is about to slay third combatant; below right, crested helmet and oval shield. M[V] FON[T]TRMIL (above)

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Republican Period, about 55 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.96 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

32.769

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins