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As with head of Janus, struck under Sex. Pompey

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Obverse: Head of Janus, laureate, with features of Cn. Pompey Magnus. MGN Reverse: Prow of ship, right. PIVS IMP

Provenance

By 1935: Private Collection, U.S.; anonymous gift to MFA, April 4, 1935

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Republican Period, about 43–36 B.C.

Mint

Sicily (or Spain?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 21.87 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

35.217

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins