Denarius with head of L. Cornelius Sulla, issued by Q. Pompeius Rufus
Late Republican Period
about 54 B.C.
Mint: Italy, Rome
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.19 gm. Die Axis: 7
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of L. Cornelius Sulla, right.
Reverse: Head of Q. Pompeius Rufus.
RVFVSCOS (behind head); in front of head: QPOM.RVFI
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.
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour