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408, Lot: 442. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

The Pompeians. Sextus Pompey. 37/6 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.87 g, 6h). 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); Type as RBW1785. Good VF, toned, struck slightly off center.

From the Andrew McCabe Collection. Ex Peus 395 (7 May 2008), lot 231; Bruun Rasmussen 774 (13 June 2007), lot 5743; Gorny & Mosch 133 (11 October 2004), lot 386.