Sextus Pompey, 37-36 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.72 g, 11 h), military mint in MAG.PIVS.-IMP.ITER. Diademed and bearded head of Neptune to right, trident over his left shoulder. Rev. PRAEF.CLAS ET O [RAE MARIT EX S]C Naval trophy set on an anchor and supported by a trident; at base, heads of Scylla and Charybdis. Crawford 511/2a. CRI 333. RBW 1784. Sydenham 1347. Attractively toned and sharp. Struck slightly off-center, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the Molard Collection, Switzerland.
|Price realized||3'400 CHF|
|Starting price||800 CHF|