Denarius with head of Cn. Pompey Magnus, struck under Sextus Pompey
Late Republican Period
Mint: Sicily, Uncertain mint
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.03 gm. Die Axis: 5
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Cn. Pompey Magnus, right; behind, one-handled jug;
MAG PIVS 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 ET ORA[E] / M[A]R IT EX S C
By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; April 8, 1970: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour