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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 624

The Triumvirs. Mark Antony and Octavian. Autumn 41 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.85 g, 10h). Military mint traveling with Antony in Asia Minor. L. Gellius Poplicola, quaestor pro praetore.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 624.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Roman Republican, Silver

Sold For $ 3 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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The Triumvirs. Mark Antony and Octavian. Autumn 41 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.85 g, 10h). Military mint traveling with Antony in Asia Minor. L. Gellius Poplicola, quaestor pro praetore. Bare head of Mark Antony right; capis to left; M • ANT • I(MP) • (AV)G • III • VIR • R • P • C • L • GELL • Q • P • around / Bare head of Octavian right, with the features of Mark Antony; lituus to left; CAESAR IMP PONT • III • VIR • R • P • C • around. Crawford 517/8; CRI 250; RSC 10; Sydenham 1188; BMCRR East 109; Kestner 3797; RBW 1800. Toned, a few light scratches and marks. Good VF. Fine style.

Ex Heritage 3005 (29 May 2009), lot 20116.

An highly unusual coin for this issue; although the reverse legend identifies the subject as Octavian, the portrait clearly has the features of Mark Antony.

The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.