Marcus Antonius

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Description

Ephesus(?), 39 BC. AR cistophoric tetradrachm, 11.57 gr., 28.1 mm.

Obv: M·ANTONIUS•IMP•COS• DESIG•ITER ET•TERT; ivy-wreathed head of Marcus Antonius to the right; below: lituus; all within ivy-wreath.

Rev: III•VIR R•P•C•; head of Octavia to the right on cista mystica between two interlaced snakes with heads erect.

Ref: Sydenham 1197; RPC 2201.

Scarce. Lovely old cabinet tone. Nearly extremely fine.