RRC 429/1 (2155) - UCD Digital Library

RRC 429/1 (2155)

In collection UCD Classical Museum : Roman Republican Coins

Origin information
Rome, Latium (Roman Republic) : P. Fonteius capito
Date created:
Type of resource
three dimensional object
still image
Physical description
1 coin (Silver) ; Diameter:
18 mm ; Weight:
3.79 g
Axis: 11
Material: Metal (Silver)  
Condition: Worn
Ancient genuine
Mint
Rome, Latium
Other identifier
Card no. 138
Obverse legend
P.FONTEIVS.P.F.CAPITO.III.VIR
Obverse type
Bust of Mars r., draped and wearing uncrested helmet, trophy behind shoulder; dotted border.
Reverse legend
M.FONT.TR.MIL
Reverse type
Horseman (M. Fonteius?) riding r., holding reins in l. hand, thrusting spear in r. hand at warrior standing l. below; warrior attacking unarmed captive to l.; to r., helmet [and shield]; dotted border.
Date of origin
55 BC
Comparanda
Roman Republican Coinage (Crawford 1974) no. 429/1
Genre
Coin   linked data (nomisma)
Subject
Coins, Roman   linked data (lcsh)
Mars (Roman deity)
Rome, Latium   linked data (pleiades)
Denomination
Denarius   nomisma
Location
University College, Dublin. University College, Dublin. Classical Museum. Roman Republican Coins. UCD number 2155 http://dx.doi.org/10.7925/drs1.ucdclm_166
Funding
UCD Seed Funding Award 2012 (to Dr Philip de Souza).
Funding
UCD College of Arts and Celtic Studies Research Project / Initiative Scheme 2013 (to Dr Jo Day).

Record source
Metadata creation date: 2014-04-02 — Record has been transformed into NUDS and MODS XML formats from XML metadata exported from the UCD Classical Museum's collection management database (FilemakerPro XML). Original descriptive metadata created 2013-11-05 by NLW.

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