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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 647

The Pompeians. Sextus Pompey. 37/6 BC. AR Denarius (18.5mm, 3.81 g, 3h). Uncertain Sicilian mint.


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 647.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

360 Photo, Roman Republican, Silver

Sold For $ 3 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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The Pompeians. Sextus Pompey. 37/6 BC. AR Denarius (18.5mm, 3.81 g, 3h). Uncertain Sicilian mint. Bare head of Pompey the Great right; capis to left, lituus to right, MAG • PIVS • IMP • ITER around / Neptune, naked but for chlamys on left arm, holding apluster and resting right foot on prow, standing left between the Catanaean brothers Anapias and Amphinomus running in opposite directions, bearing their parents on their shoulders; PRÆF above, CLAS • ET • OR[Æ]/[(MAR)]IT • E[X • S • C] in two lines in exergue. Crawford 511/3a; CRI 334; Sydenham 1344; RSC 17 (Pompey the Great); RBW 1785. Lovely iridescent toning, a few faint scratches. Near EF. Outstanding portrait of Pompey the Great.

From the John L. Cowan Collection. Ex Triton X (9 January 2007), lot 550.


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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