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Mark Antony Sol denarius
M ANTONIVS M F M N AVGVR IMP TERT around (MP and RT ligatured)
Mark Antony, veiled and wearing the priestly robes of an Augur, standing right, holding lituus in right hand.

III VIR R P C COS DESIG ITER ET TERT
Radiate head of Sol right

Athens
Summer 38 BC

3.92g
Crawford 533/2, Sear Imperators 267

Ex-ANE, Ex-Seaby with original ticket

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Antony's third Imperatorial acclimation resulted from Ventidius' victory at Gindarus. Antony's depiction in priestly robes of an augur emphasizes the importance which he placed on the possession of this religious office. The word AVGVR features prominently on most of Antony's remaining coinage right down to Actium. No doubt this was to stress his adherence to Republican traditions. Sol is symbolic of the East and shows Antony's personal concern for eastern affairs after the distraction caused by his extended stay in Italy starting in the second half of 40 BC and running almost the whole of the following year
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Nick.vdw  [Aug 23, 2014 at 10:32 PM]
I really like it! Very nice information too
SPQR Matt  [Aug 24, 2014 at 12:00 AM]
A beauty, congrats!
quadrans  [Aug 24, 2014 at 05:41 AM]
Hoops what a nice find ..
Potator II  [Aug 24, 2014 at 01:05 PM]
A type I really would like to add to my collection, nice find !
David Atherton  [Aug 24, 2014 at 09:33 PM]
Simply awesome!
Sosius  [Aug 25, 2014 at 08:54 PM]
nice!