An attractive denarius of Pompey the Great
Lot 972
Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great). Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 4.07 g, 6 h), with Cn. Calpurnius Piso, pro quaestor, military mint moving with Pompey the Great in Greece, 49 BC. [CN PISO] PRO•Q Head of Numa Pompilius to right, wearing diadem inscribed NVMA. Rev. Prow of galley to right; above, MAGN; below, PRO•COS. Babelon (Pompeia) 8. Crawford 446/1. RBW 1565. Sydenham 1032. An attractive and lightly toned example. The obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.

Ex Sincona 51, 23 October 2018, 2070 and previously from an old collection, privately purchased from Spink & Son (with original ticket).
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