Denarius with head of Cn. Pompey Magnus, struck under Sex. Pompey

Roman
Republican Period
about 42–40 B.C.


Mint: Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.89 gm.

Accession Number

13.644

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Cn. Pompey Magnus, right.
Behind, one-handled jug; before, lituus.
MAGPIVS.IMP[ITER]
Reverse: Neptune, nude except for diadem and holding aplustre in right hand and cloak over left arm, standing between the Catanaean brothers, Anapias and Amphinomus, each bearing his father on his shoulders.
Above: PRA[E]F in exergue: CLAS E ORA[E] / M[A]R IT EX S C

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum