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A broken Roman Republican silver denarius of Q Pomponius Musa howing the muse of history Coin Type: Silver denarius of Q Pomponius Musa, Roman Republic, 66 BCE.
Mint and Date: Rome, 66 BCE.
Size and Weight: 18mm, 2.84g
Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo right, closed scroll behind.
Reverse: (Q PO)MPON(I) MVS(A)
Clio, muse of history, standing left, leaning on column with left elbow, opened scroll held in front by right hand .
Provenance: stig6 (eBay), April 2002
Ref: RCV (2000) 353; RSC Pomponia 11.
BW Ref: 017 024 052
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