a surname of the Sempronia gens, mentioned only on coins, a specimen of which is annexed.
The obverse represents a winged head of Pallas, with the legend PITIO, the reverse the Dioscuri, with the legend L. SEMP. and ROMA.
William Smith. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology. London. John Murray: printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square and Parliament Street. In the article on Soranus, we find: "at this present time (1848)" and this date seems to reflect the dates of works cited. 1873 - probably the printing date.