Estimate: 2000 GBP
Price realized: 6000 GBP
Cnaeus Pompey Magnus AR Denarius. Mint in Greece, 49-48 BC. Diademed terminal bust of Jupiter right, VARRO•PRO•Q downwards behind / Sceptre between dolphin and eagle; MAGN•PRO COS in two lines in exergue. Crawford 447/1a; CRI 8; RSC 3 (Pompey the Great). 3.83g, 19mm, 12h.
Near Extremely Fine. Lightly toned. Rare.
Ex Numismatica Ars Classica AG, Auction 64, 17 May 2012, lot 970 (hammer price: CHF 3,250).