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    Pompeian Portrait

    Sextus Pompey (42-40 BC). AR denarius (19mm, 3.32 gm, 6h). Uncertain mint in Sicily. MAG PIVS. IMP. ITER, bare head of Pompey the Great right; behind, capis; before, lituus / PRÆ[F] above, CLAS ET. ORÆ/MARIT. EX. S. C (MAR ligate) in two lines in exergue, Neptune standing left, leaning forward, holding aplustre and resting foot on prow, between the Catanaean brothers, Anapias and Amphinomus, who carry their parents on their shoulders. Crawford 511/3a. Sear 334. Sydenham 1344. RSC 17 (Pompey the Great). A few scratches, edge chip. Toned. Very Fine.

    From The J.G. Collection.


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