A beautifully toned cistophorus of Mark Antony and Octavia
Lot 702
Mark Antony and Octavia, 40-35 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 11.94 g, 1 h), Ephesus, summer-autumn 39. M•ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER•ET•TERT• Conjoined heads of Antony, wearing ivy wreath, and Octavia to right. Rev. III•VIR - R•P•C Dionysus, holding cantharus in his right hand and thyrsus with his left, standing left on cista mystica flanked by interlaced serpents with heads erect. RPC I 2202. Sydenham 1198. Beautifully toned and very well centered on a large flan. Very fine.
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250 CHF
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460 CHF
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Closing time: 24-Jun-18, 18:51:00 CEST
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