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Lot 1889    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Roman Silver & Bronze

Estimate $300
SOLD $180

MN. FONTEIUS, (108-7 B.C.), brockage of the silver denarius, Rome mint, (3.76 grams), obv. cojoined heads of the Dioscuri to right, * below chin, rev. same but incuse, (S.-, B.Fonteia 7, Cr.307/1, Syd.566). Good very fine and rare as a brockage.

Ex CNG auction sale 49, (March 17, 1999) (lot 1240, US$248).

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