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Q. Pomponius Musa. 56 BC. AR Denarius (20x17mm; 3.89 gm, 2h). Rome mint. Obv: Laureate head of Apollo right; wreath to left. Rev: Polymnia, the Muse of Rhetoric, standing facing, wearing wreath and stola. Crawford 410/10a; Sydenham 817; Pomponia 15
Roman Republic AR Denarius(3.81g), Quintus Pomponius Musa, moneyer, 56 B.C., Rome mint. Laureate head of Apollo right; behind, star. Border of dots. / Urania, muse of Astronomy left, holding rod in right hand and pointing to globe resting on tripod; on right, Q POMPONI downwards; on left, MVSA downwards. Border of dots. Crawford 410/8; Sydenham 823
Ex Harlan J Berk, 21 July 2020, ex Gorny & Mosch Auction 146, 6 March 2006, lot 379, ex Gorny & Mosch 133, 11 October 2004, ex Münzen & Medaillen GmbH 14, 16 April 2004, lot 479, ex Münzen & Medaillen GmbH 11, 7 November 2002, lot 930, ex Numismatik Lanz, München 18, 13 May 1980, lot 253
@Kentucky .... I want one!
I have 2, not the same dies.
Q. POMPONIUS MUSA ROMAN REPUBLIC; GENS POMPONIA
OBVERSE: Laureate head of Apollo right; sandal to left
REVERSE: Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, wearing long flowing tunic and peplum, standing left and leaning left arm on column, holding persona (comic mask) in outstretched right hand
Rome 55 BC
Crawford 410/9b; Sydenham 821; Pomponia 19
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