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137 BC Sextus Pompeius
Helmeted head of Roma right, X below chin, jug behind

FOSTLVS SEX POM
ROMA in Ex.
She-wolf standing rightsuckling the twins Romulus and Remus, fig tree in background with three birds, the shepherd Faustulus standing right behind

Rome 137 BC
Sear 112
CRR 461

ex-ANE

This moneyer was the husband of Lucilia (sister of the poet C. Lucilius) and father to Cn. Pompeius Sex. f Strabo, and grandfather of Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great). He may also have been praetor in 119 BC.
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Mat  [May 05, 2017 at 01:58 PM]
Nice example.
Randygeki(h2)  [May 06, 2017 at 09:52 PM]
A mean lookin wolf. Very cool coin!