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POMPEY THE GREAT
AR denarius. (4.51 gr). 49-48 BC. Uncertain mint in Greece. Diademed head of Numa Pompilius right. CN PISO PRO Q. / Prow right, MAGN above, PRO COS below. Crawford 446/1; RSC 4. Smyth XII/35.
The obverse representes the head of Numa,second King of Rome,from whose son Calpus, the gens Calpurnia claimed descent.CN Piso was pro questor of Pompey 's army in Spain. The reverse,prow of a galley, conmemorates Pompey's victory over the Mediterranean pirates in
67 BC.
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Noah  [Dec 26, 2010 at 11:17 PM]
super looking coin
Xerxes King of Kings  [Aug 11, 2011 at 08:42 PM]
love the Numa sweatband