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LOT 8162

Estimate
GBP (£) 250 - 350
EUR (€) 290 - 410
USD ($) 310 - 430

Price
£250 (EUR 291; USD 308) (+bp*)

ANCIENT ROMAN REPUBLICAN COINS - P FONTEIUS P F CAPITO - MARS AR DENARIUS
55 B.C.

Rome mint. Obv: P FONTEIVS P F CAPITO III VIR legend with helmetted and draped bust of Mars right; trophy over shoulder. Rev: MN FONT TR MIL legend with MN and NT in monogram with horseman galloping right about to spear warrior below who is attacking a third unarmed combatant; helmet and shield below on ground to right. (3.55 grams.). Extremely fine.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

LITERATURE:
Craw. 429/1; Syd. 900; RSC Fonteia 17; Sear 392.