P. Fonteius P. f. Capito AR Denarius, Choice EF, Pedigreed, Circa. 55 B.C.E.

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P. FONTEIUS P.f. CAPITO, 55 B.C.E..

Crawford 429/1, Syd. 900, Fonteia 17, Choice EF, taken out from an NGC slab graded Ch. AU, 4/5, 4/5, 17.8mm, 3.97 grams

Obverse: Helmeted and draped bust of Mars to right, trophy over shoulder, P•FONTEIVS•P•F•CAPITO•III•VIR around

Reverse: Roman warrior on horseback galloping right, thrusting his spear at a Gallic enemy who is about to slay an unarmed comrad, Gallic helmet and shield to lower right, MN•FONT•TR•MIL above

Lovely and SHARP coin and an interesting motif type, with appealing soft old collection toning!

Ex: Numismatica ARS Classica, Auction 100, May 29, 2017, #329

Ex Hirsch Sale 168, November 1990, #434