Q. Pomponius Musa, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.11 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, scepter. Rev. Q.POMPONI MVSA Melpomene, Muse of Tragedy, standing facing, head right, wearing sword at her waist, holding a club in her left hand and tragic mask in her right. Babelon (Pomponia) 14. Crawford 410/4. Sydenham 816. Lightly toned and clear. Very fine.
Estimate: - |
Starting price: 350 CHF
Price realized: 460 CHF
From the Stoecklin Collection, Nomos 14, 17 May 2017, 258, originally bought from Prof. L. de Nicola in Rome in the 1950s.