Heritage World Coin Auctions > Showcase Auction 61297Auction date: 23 October 2022
Lot number: 98182

Price realized: 1,300 USD   (Approx. 1,321 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great) (48 BC). AR denarius (17mm, 3.56 gm, 1h). NGC XF 3/5 - 2/5, edge filing. Posthumous issue of uncertain mint in Sicily (Catania?), ca. 42-40 BC. MAG•PIVS•IMP•ITER, bare head of Pompey Magnus right; oenochoe right behind, lituus right before / PRAEF (AE ligate) / CLAS•ET•ORAE• (AE ligate) / MARIT•EX•S•C (MAR ligate), Neptune standing left, aplustre in right hand, right foot on prow, between the Catanaean brothers, each carrying a parent on their shoulders. Crawford 511/3a. Sydenham 1344. Pompeia 27. Gold, red, and violet hues on gunmetal blue surfaces.

From the Historical Scholar Collection. Ex Edward Waddell, private sale with old dealer tag



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