University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-126-792A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Republican Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Rome (Italy)
Maker: Publius Fontius Publii Filius Capito
Period: Republican Roman Period
Date Made: 60 BC
Early Date: -60
Late Date: -60
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Silver
Iconography:Mars
Warrior
Spear
Gaul
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other NumberS. 900 - Other Number

Description

Bust of Mars r., helmeted and draped, with trophy over shoulder; around clockwise, P·FONTEIVS·P·F·CAPITO·III·VIR; border of dots. Horseman r., holding reins in l. hand and with r. hand thrusting spear at warrior below- warrior is about to drive sword through unarmed captive; on r. helmet and sheild; above [MV monogram]·FONT·TR·MIL; border of dots.


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Crawford, Michael. 1974. Roman Republican Coinage. : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 429.1View Objects cited in this Publication

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