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ID number:  BIRBI-R0781
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Cn. Pompeius Magnus; Sicily
Denomination:  Denarius
Place made:  Sicily
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  42 BC-40 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  1.90
Weight (g):  3.89
Axis (degrees):  45.00
Provenance:  Haines 1975. bt A. H. Baldwin & Co. 1942, ex Bement Collection.

Description:  Obverse: head of Neptune r. with trident over shoulder. Reverse: trophy with trident above and anchor below, prow-stem at l. and aplustre at r. with two heads of Scylla at base

Inscriptions:  Obverse: MAG·PIVS·IMP·ITER (Magnus Pius, twice Imperator). Reverse: [PR]AEF·CLAS[·ET·OR]AE·M[ARIT·EX·S·C] (Prefect of the Fleet and the Maritime Shore. By consent of the Senate)

Bibliography:  RRC 511/2b

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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
Cn. Pompeius Magnus
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