RPC I, 1459

 

Image of specimen #16

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1459
Province Achaea
Region Uncertain
City Uncertain mint of Achaea
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Mark Antony (Imperator) ; Octavian (Imperator)
Magistrate L Sempronius Atratinus (augur, consul designatus)
Issue Mark Antony's 'fleet coinage', light 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 27 mm
Average weight 11.67 g
Axis 12
Reference RSN 1986, 83–4, A
Specimens 16

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY Amandry RSN 1986, p. 83, 2A.4
2 –13     see RSN 1986, A 1–3, 5–7, 9–14
14     Venice-MAN: 3852
15     RW
16     ✸ Amandry RSN 1986, p. 83, 2A.8 = Sternberg 35, 29 Oct. 2000, lot 412 (ex J. Hirsch 24, Consul Weber, 1909, lot 777; Hess 1912, lot 337; R. Ratto, 23 Jan. 1924, lot 1414; Glendining, coll. H. P. Hall I, 1950, lot 786; Spink Genève, 15–16 Feb. 1977, lot 210)