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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2008.115.120
People
Moneyer: Mn. Fonteius C.f., Roman
Title
Denarius of Mn. Fonteius C.f., Rome
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
c. 85 BCE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Europe, Rome (Latium)
Period
Roman Republican period
Culture
Roman Republican
Physical Descriptions
Medium
silver
Metal
AR
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.12 g
Die Axis
8
Denomination
denarius
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Obverse Inscription: Behind, MN.FONTEI.C.F (MN and NT in ligature); before, ROMA in monogram
State, Edition, Standard Reference Number
Standard Reference Number
RRC 353/1a
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Transfer from the Alice Corinne McDaniel Collection, Department of the Classics, Harvard University
Accession Year
2008
Object Number
2008.115.120
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Obv.: Laureate head of Apollo r.; behind, MN.FONTEI.C.F (MN and NT in ligature); below, thunderbolt; before, ROMA in monogram. Border of dots.
Rev.: Cupid seated on goat r.; above, pilei; in exergue, thyrsus; all in laurel wreath. Border of dots.

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