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 Marcus Oppius Capito
Issue Mark Antony's 'fleet coinage', heavy series
Obverse inscription M ANT IMP TERT COS DESIG ITER ET TER IIIVIR R P C
Obverse design bare head of Antony, left, facing right; and bust of Octavia, right, facing left
Reverse inscription M OPPIVS CAPITO PRO PR PRAEF CLASS F C, HS (left), Δ (below)
Reverse design a quadriga of hippocamps to right, surmounted by two drivers (Antony and Octavia?); square objects (astragalus?)
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 40 mm
Reference RSN 1987, 102, A
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Spink Geneva, 15–16/II/1977, lot 212 = ex Hess-Leu 36/1968, lot 419
2 2     L: Blacas 1867
3 3     JSW
4 4     M M list 164, Jan. 1957, lot 30 = Finarte asta 995 [Fontana] (27.11.1996), lot 791
5 5     ✸ M. Stolt coll. (ex Aste Bolaffi 33, 29 Nov. 2018, lot 310) = Triton XXV, 11-12 Jan. 2022, lot 636