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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0783
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Sex. Pompeius Magnus Pius; Sicily
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Sicily
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  42 BC-40 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.85
Weight (g):  3.91
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Haines 2363. bt Spink & Son 1945.
BIRBI-R0783.jpg

Description:  Obverse: the Pharos of Messana, surmounted by a helmeted statue of Neptune holding trident in r. hand and rudder in l., placing l. foot on prow, a ship l. in foreground. Reverse: Scylla, wielding rudder with both hands

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MAG·PIVS[·IMP·ITER] (Magnus Pius, twice Imperator). Reverse: PRAEF·CLAS·[ET·ORAE·MARIT·EX·S·C] (Prefect of the Fleet and the Maritime Shore. By consent of the Senate)

Bibliography:  RRC 511/4a

3 Related People

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
Sex. Pompeius Magnus Pius
Roman

-35
Sicily
Roman;Ostrogothic;Italian;Aghlabid;Norman;Sicilian


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