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Denarius with head of Apollo, struck under Mn. Fonteius

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Obverse: head of Apollo, laureate, right; below thunderbolt. Behind: M[N] FON[TEI] C F monogram under chin Reverse: Cupid or infant winged Genius, seated on a goat, right; above, caps of Dioscuri (pilei); below thyrsus with fillet; all within laurel-wreath

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 85 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 2.33 gm.

Accession Number

13.618

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins