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Triton XXII, Lot: 934. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

The Pompeians. Sextus Pompey. 37/6 BC. AR Denarius (20mm, 3.89 g, 11h). Uncertain Sicilian mint. Diademed and bearded head of Neptune right; trident over left shoulder; [(MA)G P]IVS • IMP • [ITER] around / Naval trophy set on anchor, top of trident visible above helmet; the arms composed of the stem of a prow in right and aplustre in left; heads of Scylla and Charybdis at base; [PRÆF •] CLAS • ET O R Æ • (MAR)IT EX • S [C] around. Crawford 511/2b; CRI 333; RSC 1a; Sydenham 1347; BMCRR Sicily 15; RBW 1784. EF, toned, obverse struck off center.


From the Alan J. Harlan Collection, purchased from Edward J. Waddell. Ex G. Hirsch 215 (2 May 2001), lot 455; G. Hirsch 211 (21 September 2000), lot 1444.