|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1299. Estimate $1500.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
[Roman Moneyer Issues] Q. Pomponius Musa.
66 BC. AR Denarius (3.84 g, 4h). Rome mint. Laureate head of Apollo right, wearing hair rolled back and in loose locks over forehead; flower or rosette before ear; scroll tied with cord behind / Q. POMPONI to right, MVSA to left, Clio, Muse of History, standing left, wearing long flowing tunic and peplum, resting left elbow on column, and reading from an open scroll. Crawford 410/3; Sydenham 813; Kestner 3376; BMCRR Rome 3610; Pomponia 11. EF, , some lustre remaining under attractive cabinet toning, obverse struck slightly off center. ($1500)Ex Boyd Collection (Baldwin's, 26 September 2005), lot 152 (part of), with his original ticket (numbered 131); purchased from Spink, 8 August 1896.