|Lot 154. C. Fundanius. 101 B.C. AR denarius (18 mm, 3.87 g, 6 h). Rome. Head of Roma right, wearing winged helmet; behind, · C / C · FVNDAN in exergue, Triumphator (Marius?), holding scepter and laurel branch, driving walking quadriga right; a youth, holding a laurel branch, rides the nearest horse. Crawford 326/1; Sydenham 583; Fundania 1. Toned, banker's mark on obverse. Very fine. |
Sear (RSC) notes this type relates "to the expedition of Marius against the Cimbri and his subsequent triumph with Teutobodus, king of the Teutones, a prisoner adorning the event in B.C. 101."
Estimate: US$ 100