ROMAN REPUBLIC, Q. POMPEIUS RUFUS SILVER DENARIUS

ROMAN REPUBLIC, Q. POMPEIUS RUFUS SILVER DENARIUS

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Roman Republic
Q. Pompeius Rufus Silver Denarius
Rome mint, (54 BC). 
Obverse: Curule chair flanked by arrow and laurel-branch; [Q•P]OMPEI•Q•F RVFVS in two lines above, COS on raised tablet below.
Reverse: Curule chair flanked by lituus and a wreath; SVLLA•COS above, Q•POMPEI•RVF on raised tablet below. Crawford 434/2; BMCRR Rome 3885; RSC Pompeia 5. 
3.97 grams, 19mm.
A bold good very fine-practically extremely Fine, an attractive example. 

*Pompeius Rufus was the grandson of both the dictator Sulla and Q. Pompeius Rufus, Sulla’s consular colleague in 88BC. This type honours their consulship and their careers.