SEXTUS POMPEIUS MAGNUS PIUS. Denarius (37/6 BC). Uncertain Sicilian mint.
Obv: MAG PIVS IMP ITER.
The lighthouse of Messina with statue of Neptune, holding trident and rudder, foot set on prow; in foreground, galley advancing left, with aquila on prow, sceptre and trident on stern.
Rev: PRAEF CLAS ET ORAE MARIT EX S C.
Skylla left, preparing to strike with rudder; her lower body consists of two fish tails and three foreparts of dog.
Condition: Very fine.
Weight: 3.85 g.
Diameter: 18 mm.
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