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Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1237. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007. 
Sold For $230. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

P. Fonteius P.f. Capito. 55 BC. AR Denarius (3.85 g, 3h). Rome mint. Helmeted and draped bust of Mars right; trophy behind / 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, kneeling right; Gallic helmet and shield to lower right. Crawford 429/1; Sydenham 900; Fonteia 17. EF, lightly toned, small area of flat strike.

From Collection C.G. Ex Coin Galleries (12 February 1997), lot 341.