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

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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