Sextus Pompey Silver Plated Denarius 42-38BC


Code: LR437

Sextus Pompey Bronze (silver plated) Denarius 42-38BC

Bare hd. of Pompey trident before NEPTVNI behind/ Galley under sail. Q NASIDIVS

19mm, 3.19g Sear 1390

Originally silvered, likely a contemporary forgery although curiously struck from official dies. An interesting study piece.

This type is thought to have been struck on Sicily, under Q. Nasidius, commander of the fleet, supporting Sextus Pompey against the second triumvitrate of Octavian, Mark Antony and Lepidus.

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