RPC I, 1453

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1453
Province Achaea
Region Uncertain
City Uncertain mint of Achaea
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Mark Antony (Imperator) ; Octavia
Magistrate L Sempronius Atratinus (augur, consul designatus)
Issue Mark Antony's 'fleet coinage', heavy series
Obverse inscription M ANT IMP TER COS DES ITER ET TER III VIR R P C
Obverse design bare head of Antony, l., facing r.; and bust of Octavia, r., facing l.
Reverse inscription L ATRATINVS AVGVR COS DESIG, HS (at l.) Δ (below)
Reverse design a quadriga of hippocamps to r., surmounted by two drivers (Antony and Octavia?); square objects (astragalus?)
Metal Leaded bronze
Average diameter 36 mm
Average weight 23.12 g
Reference RSN 1986, 80–1, A
Specimens 13

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ C. C. Vermeule coll. = ex Glendining, Ryan, 2/IV/1952, lot 2245 = Stack's (pre-Feb 2011) Vermeule, Ward, and Mexico Maxico Collections, 11 Jan. 2010, lot 256
2 –12     see RSN, 81, A, 1–6, 8–12
13     Venice-MAN: 3850