Q POMPONIUS MUSA DENARIUS – EUTERPE LYRIC POETRY MUSE ISSUE – CHOICE VF NGC GRADED ROMAN REPUBLICAN COIN (Inv. 15480)
ROMAN REPUBLIC. Q. POMPONIUS MUSA, 66/56 BC.
Silver denarius, 3.74ng, 18 mm.
Obv. Laureate head of Apollo right, two crossed flutes in left field.
Rev. Q POMPONI / MVSA, Euterpe, the Muse of Lyric Poetry, standing left and leaning of a column, holding two flutes
Crawford 410/5; Sydenham 815.
Ex Phil Peck/Morris Collection
NGC graded CHOICE VF, Strike 4/5, Surface 4/5, dark cabinet toning, part of Pomponius Musa’s “Muse series”, a choice of subject matter based on his name.