Leu Numismatik AG > Web Auction 24Auction date: 3 December 2022
Lot number: 504

Price realized: 950 CHF   (Approx. 1,009 USD / 964 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Sextus Pompey, † 35 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.73 g, 12 h), military mint in Sicily, 37-36. [MAG•P]IVS•IMP•ITER The Pharos of Messana surmounted by a statue of Neptune standing right, holding trident and rudder and placing his left foot on prow; in foreground, galley left with aquila on prow; scepter, trident, and grappling-iron in stern. Rev. [PRAEF•CLASS]•ET•ORAE•MARIT•EX•S•C The monster Scylla left, her torso of dogs and fishes, wielding a rudder as a club with both hands. Babelon (Pompeia) 22. Crawford 511/4a. CRI 335. RBW -. Sydenham 1348. Nicely toned. Struck on a somewhat short flan and with minor marks, otherwise, about very fine.

Starting price: 250 CHF