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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 598

Q. Pomponius Musa. 56 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.99 g, 4h). Rome mint.

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 598.
 Estimated: $ 20 000

Roman Republican, 360 Photo, Silver

Sold For $ 16 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Q. Pomponius Musa. 56 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.99 g, 4h). Rome mint. Laureate head of Apollo right; flower or rosette before ear; flower on stem behind / Erato, the Muse of Erotic Poetry, standing slightly right, head facing, wearing long flowing tunic and peplum, holding lyre in left hand and with right hand striking it with plectrum. Crawford 410/6; Sydenham 814; Pomponia 12; RBW –. Iridescent toning, area of weak strike, some light marks and scratches, small test mark on the edge. Near EF. Extremely rare.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex JD Collection (Part III, Numismatica Ars Classica 78, 26 May 2014), lot 664.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 13 May 2020 at 2 PM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

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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