MAG. PIUS: POMPEY THE GREAT – CR 511/3a

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Title: MAG. PIUS: POMPEY THE GREAT – CR 511/3a
Issue Date: 2015-08
Publisher: Ohio State University. Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies
Series/Report no.: Ohio State University. Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies. Department of Classics Roman Coin Collection. Coin 22.
Description: Silver denarius, 3.7 grams.
Mint: Sicily (struck by Sextus Pompey, Magnus Pius).
Date: 42-40 BCE.
OBV: Head of Cn. Pompeius Magnus r., jug behind, lituus before; MAG PIVS IMP ITER around. Border of dots. Struck slightly off center.
REV: Neptune standing l., naked and wearing diadem, holding aplustre in right hand with cloak over left arm and right foot on prow, between the Catanaean brothers bearing their parents on their shoulders; PRAEF above (AE in ligature), [CLAS ET ORAE] (AE in ligature) [MAR IT EX S C – off coin] below. Coin struck well off center.
Bibl.: BMC, Rep. II, p. 560, no. 7; Cohen I, p. 5, no. 17.
Related Item: Department of Classics Roman Coin Collection catalog: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/78768
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/79269
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