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CNG Feature Auction 118

Lot nuber 894

Sex. Pompeius Fostlus. 137 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.88 g, 10h). Rome mint.

CNG Feature Auction 118
Lot: 894.
 Estimated: $ 500

Roman Republican, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Sex. Pompeius Fostlus. 137 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.88 g, 10h). Rome mint. Helmeted head of Roma right; capis to left, X (mark of value) below chin / She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling the twins (Remus and Romulus); to left, shepherd Faustulus standing right; in background, birds on fig tree. Crawford 235/1c; Sydenham 461a; Pompeia 1a; RBW 972. Iridescent toning, some underlying luster, traces of die rust. EF. Well centered.

From the Thomas A. Palmer Collection. Ex Empire Coins 12 (7 September 1990), lot 274.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 118 lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 13-14 September 2021. CNG Feature Auction 118 – Session Three – Roman Provincial Coinage Part 2 through Roman Imperial Coinage Part 1 will be held Tuesday morning, 14 September 2021 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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