Denarius with head of L. Cornelius Sulla, issued by Q. Pompeius Rufus

Roman
Late Republican Period
about 54 B.C.


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1997.87

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of L. Cornelius Sulla, right.
SVLLACOS
Reverse: Head of Q. Pompeius Rufus.
RVFVSCOS (behind head); in front of head: QPOM.RVFI

Provenance

By date unknown: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., Post Office Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608-0479 (Classical Numismatic Group Auction 42, The New York Marriott World Trade Center, Three World Trade Center, New York, May 29-30, 1997, lot 748, with provenance of Seaby Coin and Medal Bulletin, April 1962, pl. 25, B 362); purchased at Auction 42 on behalf of MFA by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.; June 25, 1997: purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour