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Triton XXII, Lot: 931. Estimate $750.
Sold for $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

The Pompeians. Q. Sicinius and C. Coponius. 49 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.83 g, 4h). Military mint in the East, moving with Pompey; C. Coponius, praetor. Diademed head of Apollo right; star below, Q • SICINIVS III • VIR around / Club of Hercules surmounted by lion skin, scalp in profile to right; arrow to left, bow to right, C • COPONIVS PR • S • C around. Crawford 444/1a; CRI 3; Sydenham 939; Sicinia 1; BMCRR East 24-8; RBW 1558. Choice EF, light iridescent toning with reflective surfaces.

From the Alan J. Harlan Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 23 (19 March 2002), lot 1389; Numismatica Ars Classica 10 (9 April 1997), lot 535; R. Russo Collection (Numismatic Fine Arts XXVII, 4 December 1991), lot 541.