|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1306. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
[Roman Moneyer Issues] P. Fonteius P.f. Capito.
55 BC. AR Denarius (3.96 g, 12h). Rome mint. P. FONTEIVS. P. F before, CAPITO. III. VIR behind, helmeted and draped bust of Mars right; trophy behind / MN. FONT. TR. MIL, warrior on horseback galloping right, thrusting spear downwards at kneeling enemy in Gallic helmet, who holds sword and shield; to lower left, another enemy warrior, wearing helmet, kneeling right; Gallic helmet and shield to lower right. Crawford 429/1; Sydenham 900; Kestner 3473-3474; BMCRR Rome 3851-3855; CNR Fonteia 27; Fonteia 17. EF, medium gray and iridescent cabinet toning, obverse contact marks, traces of deposits on reverse. ($300)From the Harry Strickhausen Collection.