Sextus Pompey, Silver Denarius

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Sextus Pompey. Q. Nasidius, commander of the fleet. Silver Denarius, mint of Massilia, 44-43 BC. Obverse: Bare head of Pompey Magnus facing right, NEPTVNI behind, trident before, dolphin swimming to…
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Description

Sextus Pompey. Q. Nasidius, commander of the fleet.

Silver Denarius, mint of Massilia, 44-43 BC.

Obverse: Bare head of Pompey Magnus facing right, NEPTVNI behind, trident before, dolphin swimming to right below.
Reverse: Galley under oar and sail to right, star in upper left field, [Q•]NASIDIVS below.

(Crawford 483/2; CRI 235; Sydenham 1350; BMCRR Sicily 21-4; RSC 20 (Pompey the Great)).

Nearly Extremely Fine. Area of weak strike on the portrait, but a spectacular naval reverse type.

3.99g.

Specification

Period 44 - 43 BC
Date 44-43 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Rome

Denomination

Denarius

Country

Imperatorial

Coin House

Sextus Pompey

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Massalia

References Crawford 483/2; CRI 235; Sydenham 1350; BMCRR Sicily 21-4; RSC 20 (Pompey the Great).
Weight 3.99 g

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