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Lot 1231

Estimate: 250 CHF   |   Starting price: 200 CHF ---
Sex. Pompeius. Denarius 137, AR 4.03 g. Helmeted head of Roma r.; below chin, X. In l. field, jug. Rev. SEX.PO [FOSTLVS] She-wolf suckling twins; behind, ficus Ruminalis with one bird on trunk and two on upper branches; in l. field, the shepherd Faustulus leaning on staff. In exergue, ROMA. Babelon Pompeia 1. Sydenham 461a. RBW 972. Crawford 235/1c.
Light iridescent tone and extremely fine

Ex NAC 83, 2015, Student and his Mentor III, 285. Privately purchased from Spink & Son in June 1974.

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