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Rome - The Republic

Moneyer: L. Pomponius Molo
Held Office: 97 BC
Denomination: AR denarius
Mint: Rome
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right. "L POMPON MOLO"
Reverse: Numa Pompilius standing right, holding lituus before lighted altar about to sacrifice a goat being held by victimarius. "NVMA POMPIL" MA and MP in monogram
Reference: Crawford 334/1; Sydenham 607; RSC Pomponia 6; RCVM 214
Weight: 4.0 gms
Diameter: 18.0 mm

L. Pomponius Molo

The moneyer, L. Pomponius Molo is not otherwise known. The reverse type alludes to the alleged descent of the Pomponii from Pompo, the son of Numa Pompilius, the second King of Rome.

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