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

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Obverse: Head of Cn. Pompey Magnus, right; behind, one-handled jug; before, lituus. 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...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; April 8, 1970: purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Late Republican Period, 42–40 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain mint, Sicily

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.03 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1970.262

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins