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coin

State

Roman Republic

Ruler

Marcus Antonius

Mint

Ionia, Ephesos

Denomination

"cistophorus"

Date

39 BC

Material

silver

Method of manufacture

struck

Size

29 mm

Weight

11,66 g

Inventory №

Роз. 188

Provenance

Rozanov collection (1925)

Obverse

Diademed head of Marcus Antonius r., wearing ivy-wreath; below, lituus; all in ivy-wreath

Obverse Legend

M·ANTONIVS·IMP COS·DESIC·ITER ET TERT

Reverse

Cista mystica surmounted by the draped bust of Octavia r., on sides, two interlaced serpents with heads erect

Reverse Legend

III·VIR· – R·P·C·

Literature

BMC II (p. 502, no. 134.);