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Auction X  13 January 2013
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Lot 601

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Estimate: 750 USD
Price realized: 700 USD

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Pompey the Great. . Denarius, 3.56g. (4h). . , 42-40 BC. Obv: MAG PI[VS IMP ITER] Head of Pompey the Great right between augural symbols, pitcher and lituus. Rx: [PRAEF] CLAS ET OR[AE MAR]IT EX S [C] Neptune standing left, foot on prow, between the Catanaean brothers with their parents on their shoulders. Crawford 511/3a. Sear, Imperators 334. Sydenham 1344 (R5). VF.

Ex Harry N. Sneh Collection. Ex Goldberg 25, 2 June 2004, lot 3134 (Daniel M. Friedenberg Coll.).

The reverse legend records Sextus Pompey's command as "Prefect of the Fleet and of the Sea Coasts by Decree of the Senate".
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