The Pompeians. Q. Sicinius and C. Coponius.
|Triton XVI, Lot: 860. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
49 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.95 g, 2h). Military mint in the East, moving with Pompey. Diademed head of Apollo right; star below; Q • SICINIVS III • VIR around / Club of Hercules surmounted by lion skin, scalp in profile right; arrow to left, bow to right; C • COPONIVS •P • R • S • C around. Crawford 444/1a; CRI 3; Sydenham 939; Kestner 3521-4; BMCRR East 24-8; Sicinia 1. EF, attractively toned, traces of underlying luster, a few light scratches under tone in field on reverse. Exceptional.
From the Goldman Roman Imperatorial Collection. Ex Numismatica Genevensis SA V (2 December 2008), lot 191.