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4320269
432, Lot: 269. Estimate $300.
Sold for $550. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

The Pompeians. Sextus Pompey. 42-38 BC. Æ As (30mm, 23.45 g, 2h). Uncertain Sicilian mint. Laureate head of Janus with the features of Cn. Pompeius Magnus / Prow of galley right. Crawford 479/1; CRI 336; Sydenham 1044a; Type as RBW 1676. VF, dark reddish-brown and green surfaces, die break on left side of Janus portrait, possible smoothing(?).


From the Andrew McCabe Collection. Ex Baldwin's FPL (Winter 2014), lot AR016.

For same die pair, cf. Künker 257 (10 October 2014), lot 8847, which demonstrates this coin has unaltered surfaces. [Andrew McCabe]