Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 97   |   12 December 2016
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Lot 21





Estimate: 2'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'600 CHF Price realized: 1'700 CHF
The Roman Republic
P. Fonteius P.f. Capito. Denarius, Roma 55, AR 3.96 g.
Description: P·FONTEIVS·P·F – CAPITO·III·VIR Helmeted and draped bust of Mars r., with trophy over shoulder. Rev. MN – FONT·TR·MIL Horseman thrusting spear at enemy who is about to slay unarmed captive; in r. field, helmet and oval shield. References: Babelon Fonteia 17
Sydenham 900
RBW 1536
Crawford 429/1 Condition: In exceptional condition for the issue and among the finest specimens known. Perfectly struck and with an enchanting old cabinet tone, virtually as struck and almost Fdc Provenance: Elsen sale 93, 2007, 754
Ira & Larry Goldberg sale 80, 2014, 3059

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