Denarius with head of Apollo, struck under Mn. Fonteius

Roman
Republican Period
about 85 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.93 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

12.450

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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

Gift of Joseph H. Clark