Mark Antony and Octavia, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C190005617 In Stock Share
Mark Antony and Octavia. Silver Cistophoric Tetradrachm, mint of Ephesus, c. 39 BC. Obverse: M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, conjoined busts of Antony, wearing ivy wreath, and Octavia facing right. Reverse: III•VIR• R•P•C, Dionysus,…
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Description

Mark Antony and Octavia.

Silver Cistophoric Tetradrachm, mint of Ephesus, c. 39 BC.

Obverse: M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT, conjoined busts of Antony, wearing ivy wreath, and Octavia facing right.
Reverse: III•VIR• R•P•C, Dionysus, holding sceptre, standing left on cista mystica between twisting snakes.

(RPC I 2202; RSC 3; CRI 263; BMCRR East 136).

Good Very Fine. Attractively toned.

12.17g.

Specification

Periodc 39 - 39 BC
Datec. 39 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Rome

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Country

Imperatorial

Coin House

Mark Antony

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Ephesus

ReferencesRPC I 2202; RSC 3; CRI 263; BMCRR East 136.
Weight12.17 g

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