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Sale: CNG 64, Lot: 814. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 24 September 2003. 
Sold For $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CNAEUS POMPEIUS MAGNUS (Pompey the Great). 49 BC. AR Denarius (3.94 gm). Varro, Proquaestor in Greece. Diademed terminal bust of Jupiter right / Dolphin, sceptre, and eagle. Crawford 447/1a; CRI 8; Sydenham 1033; RSC 3. Toned, good VF, parallel scratches in front of face. ($1000)

From the Tony Hardy Collection.

Before the publication of CRI most references placed the mint of the the denarii of Varro in Spain.