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CNG 102, Lot: 816. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

The Pompeians. Sextus Pompey. 37/6 BC. AR Denarius (17mm, 3.89 g, 1h). Uncertain Sicilian mint. Bare head of Pompey the Great right; capis to left, lituus to right / Neptune standing left, holding aplustre and resting foot on prow between the Catanaean brothers Anapias and Amphinomus running in opposite directions, bearing their parents on their shoulders. Crawford 511/3a; CRI 334; Sydenham 1344; RSC 17 (Pompey the Great). Good VF, attractively toned, hint of deposits in obverse field, struck on a compact flan. Good portrait coin of Pompey the Great.


From the estate of Thomas Bentley Cederlind. Ex Morton & Eden 68 (10 June 2014), lot 72 (hammer £820); Numsimatica Ars Classica B (25 February 1992), lot 1689.