Paphlagonia, Sinope, Servius Sulpicius Rufus, 46/45 BC AE 24.Very Rare.

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Paphlagonia, Sinope, Servius Sulpicius Rufus, 46/45 BC AE 24 mm. 8.9 gm. Obv.: COLON FEL SIN P SULP, head of Tyche with wall crown to the right. Rev.: DIC Q F RVF PROCOS PONTIFE, sacrificial implements. RPC 2107; Rec. gen. 75a. Very Rare. Sulpicius was consul in 51 BC, during the Civil War between Julius Caesar and Pompey’s faction. Aligned with Caesar, he was appointed proconsul of Achaea in 46. He died while on a mission from the Senate to Mark Antony in 43 BC.