Denarius - Pompeius Magnus VARRO•PRO•Q / MAGN•PRO COS

Features

Country Roman Republic (ancient) (Rome)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 49 BC - 48 BC
Value Denarius (1)
Currency Denarius of 16 Asses (141 – 27 BC)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.68 g
Diameter 17 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 66732
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References RCV I# 1374,
David R. Sear; 2000. Roman Coins and Their Values / Volume 1. The Republic and the Twelve Caesars 280 BC-AD 96. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
RSC# 3,
Herbert A. Seaby, David R. Sear, Robert Loosley; 1978. Roman Silver Coins / Volume 1. The Republic to Augustus (3rd edition). Numismatic Fine Arts Intl, London, United Kingdom.
And 4 more volumes.
BMC RR# 64
Herbert Appold Grueber; 1910. Coins of the Roman Republic in the British Museum / Volume 1. Aes Rude, Aes Signatum, Aes Grave, and Coinage of Rome from B.C. 268. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Terminal bust of bearded Jupiter right, wearing diadem; behind, inscription.
Border of dots.

Lettering: VARRO•PRO•Q

Translation: Varro Pro Quaestor (The Pro Quaestor Varro)

Reverse

Sceptre upright between dolphin on left and eagle on right; in exergue, inscription.
Border of dots.

Lettering:
MAGN•PRO
COS

Translation: Magnus Proconsul (The Proconsul [Pompeius] Magnus)

Edge

Gross

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (49 BC - 48 BC)  Greek mint - RRC#447/1a, CRR#1033

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