Roman Imperial: Sextus Pompey (Younger Son of Pompey the Great) Silver Denarius: obv. (MAG PIVS IMP ITER) bare head of Pompey the Great between jug & lituus (a short curved ceremonial staff)

Item Lot Number: 10

Roman Imperial: Sextus Pompey (Younger Son of Pompey the Great) Silver Denarius: obv. (MAG PIVS IMP ITER) bare head of Pompey the Great between jug & lituus (a short curved ceremonial staff), rev. Neptune, foot resting on prow of ship, standing between the Catanaean brothers Anapias & Amphinomus (two brothers who, according to myth, carried their parents to safety from Catania, Sicily, during an eruption of Mount Etna), (PRAEF) above, CLAS ET OR(AE) MARIT EX S C in ex; struck off-centre on a small flan, obv legend missing & part of upper half of rev o/wise RARE AFine/Fine (ex-Mildenhall hoard)

Estimate: £150-200

Sold: £110