RPC I, 1462

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1462
Province Achaea
Region Uncertain
City Uncertain mint of Achaea
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Mark Antony (Imperator) ; Octavia
Magistrate M Oppius Capito (without title)
Issue Mark Antony's 'fleet coinage', heavy series
Obverse inscription M ANT IMP TERT COS DESIG 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 M OPPIVS CAPITO PRO PR PREAF CLASS F C, HS (left), Δ (below)
Reverse design a quadriga of hippocamps to r., surmounted by two drivers (Antony and Octavia?); square objects (astragalus?)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 40 mm
Average weight 31.37 g
Reference RSN 1987, 102, A
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Spink Geneva, 15–16/II/1977, lot 212 = ex Hess-Leu 36/1968, lot 419
2     L: Blacas 1867
3     JSW
4     M M list 164, Jan. 1957, lot 30 = Finarte asta 995 [Fontana] (27.11.1996), lot 791
5     ✸ M. Stolt coll. (ex Aste Bolaffi 33, 29 Nov. 2018, lot 310)