Denarius of Manius Fonteius, 85 BCE

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Illustration

Tyler Holman
by American Numismatic Society
published on 22 November 2018

A silver denarius issued by the Roman Republican moneyer Manius Fonteius in 85 BCE. The deity depicted on the front has been identified by scholars as either Apollo or Vejovis. The reverse depicted a winged child mounted on a male goat, with thyrsus below and the pilos of the Dioscuri above. Scholars assign it the identification number Crawford 353/1a.

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Society, A. N. (2018, November 22). Denarius of Manius Fonteius, 85 BCE. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/9479/

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Society, American N. "Denarius of Manius Fonteius, 85 BCE." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 22, 2018. https://www.ancient.eu/image/9479/.

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Society, American N. "Denarius of Manius Fonteius, 85 BCE." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 22 Nov 2018. Web. 19 Apr 2019.

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