AR Sextus Pompeius Fostulus Denarius 137 B.C. (3.96g)
O: Head of Roma r. X below chin, pitcher behind. Crawford 235/1c (127 Obv. dies, 159 Rev. dies), Pompeia 1a, Syd. 461a.
R: SEX PO [FOSTLUS]; She-wolf suckling Twins, shepherd Faustulus on l., birds in fig-tree(ficus) behind one of which is a woodpecker (picus), ROMA in exergue.
G: “This is the best example we have ever handled of this issue. Mint State.” –HJB
S: Harlan J Berk Ltd. (bought from Harlan at the shop). 175th B/B sale, lot 180, 7/1/11