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Triton XXII, Lot: 935. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

The Pompeians. Sextus Pompey. 37/6 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.84 g, 12h). Uncertain Sicilian mint. Bare head of Pompey the Great right; capis to left, lituus to right, MAG • PIVS • IMP [• ITER] around / Neptune, naked but for chlamys on left arm, holding apluster and resting right foot on prow, standing left between the Catanaean brothers Anapias and Amphinomus running in opposite directions, bearing their parents on their shoulders; PRÆF above, CLAS • ET • ORÆ/(MAR)IT • EX • S • C in two lines in exergue. Crawford 511/3a; CRI 334; Sydenham 1344; RSC 17 (Pompey the Great); BMCRR Sicily 7-10; RBW 1785. EF, toned.

Ex James Fox Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 40, 4 December 1996), lot 1306.