M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus Moneyer of the Roman Republic from 69 BC to 69 BC.
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus was one of the moneyers for the year 69 BC. He is not otherwise known.

Gens Plaetoria was a plebeian family at Rome. A number of Plaetorii appear in history during the first and second centuries BC, but none of this gens ever obtained the consulship. Several Plaetorii issued denarii from the late 70s into the 40s, of which one of the best known alludes to the assassination of Caesar on the Ides of March, since one of the Plaetorii was a partisan of Pompeius during the Civil War.

Chase classifies the nomen Plaetorius among those gentilicia which were either of Roman origin, or which at least cannot be shown to have originated anywhere else, implying that the name is apparently of Latin derivation. Some scholars have suggested that the Plaetorii hailed from the ancient city of Tusculum in Latium.
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus
An AR Denarius struck 67 BC in Rome
Obverse: Bust of 'Vacuna' right, wearing a wreathed and crested helmet, bow and quiver on shoulder; cornucopiae below chin, CESTIANVS behind, S•C before

Reverse: Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, head left; M• PLAETORIVS M•F•AED•CVR around

Diameter: 17 mm
Die Orientation: 7 H
Weight: 3.97 g
No notes for this coin
Crawford 409/1; RSC Plaetoria 4; Sear 349
An AR Denarius struck 58 (69)BC in Rome
Obverse: draped bust of Proserpina right wearing bag or net decorated with poppy heads; cup behind

Reverse: jug and torch; M·PLAETORI / CEST·S·C

Diameter: 17 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4 g
Alba Longa auction
Crawford 405/4a; Babelon Plaetoria 7 var. Sydenham 804.