Mark Antony and Octavia, 40-35 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 27 mm, 11.99 g, 1 h), Ephesus, summer-autumn 39. M ANTONIVS•IMP•COS•DESIG•ITER ET•TERT Head of Antony to right, wearing wreath of ivy; below, lituus; all within wreath of ivy and flowers. Rev. III•VIR• - R•P•C Draped bust of Octavia to right above cista mystica, flanked by interlaced serpents with heads erect. RPC I 2201. Sydenham 1197. A splendid piece, sharply struck in high relief and very well centered. Extremely fine.