Estimate: 450 GBP
Price realized: 360 GBP
Sextus Pompey AR Denarius. Uncertain mint in Sicily (Catania?), 42-40 BC. MAG•PIVS•IMP•ITER, bare head of Pompey Magnus to right, capis behind, lituus before / Neptune standing to left, holding aplustre and resting foot on prow, between the Catanaean brothers Anapias and Amphinomus advancing in opposite directions and carrying their parents on their shoulders; PRAEF (ligate) above, [C]LAS•ET[•ORAE MARIT•EX•S•C•] (partially ligate) in two lines in exergue. Crawford 511/3a; CRI 334; BMCRR Sicily 7; RSC 17 (Pompey the Great). 3.33g, 19mm, 6h.
Near Extremely Fine.
From a private European collection.