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LEGIO COHORTIS SPECULATORVM
ANT AVG III VIR R P C
Galley right mast with banners at prow
Rev.
CHORTIS SPECVLATORVM
Three standards each decorated with two wreaths and model of prow

Patrae mint 32-31BC

SEAR 1484

ex-Arcade coins

Apparantly this was a mounted cohort of scouts or were placed on an elevated part of Mark Antony's ships. This is in harmony with the Numiswiki entry:

"Speculator, derived from specula, a prospect that is to say a view from the summit of a place, whence anything may be seen advantageously at a distance. - Thus a cohort of this description (Speculatorum Cohors) was established by M. Anthony, that they, from an elevated part of his ships, might explore and act as sentries or watchmen. There were other acceptations of the word, such as spies and even executioners."
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Nemonater  [Nov 02, 2013 at 06:33 PM]
Fine example of a rare coin.
David Atherton  [Nov 02, 2013 at 09:16 PM]
Neat addition.