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Vejovis | Cupid riding Goat, MN. Fonteius, AR Denarius, 84 BC.

Vejovis | Cupid riding Goat, MN. Fonteius, Silver Denarius

Obv: Laureate head of Vejovis right, [C F] below chin, thunderbolt below head, MN.FONTEI.[C.F] behind.
Rev: Winged Cupid seated on goat, both right facing, twin caps of the Dioscurii above, thyrsus of Bacchus below, all within enclosing laurel wreath.

Exergue: Thyrsus

Mint: Rome
Struck: 84 BC.

Size: 22 mm.
Weight: 3.8 grm.
Die axis: 120į

Condition: Quite fine. Bright, clear lustrous silver with nice toning, particularly on the obverse. Clear, sharp devices and excellent relief.

Refs:*
Sear, 271
Sydham, 724a
Crawford, 353/1c
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Pscipio  [Feb 11, 2007 at 05:00 PM]
Much better than just "quite fine" and from beautiful style!