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Marcus Antonius and Octavian Denarius
M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P (MP and AV in monogram)
Bare hd of Mark Antony right

Bare head of Octavian right

Ephesus spring/summer 41 BC


Sear 1504

This series of coins commemorates the establishment of the second Triumvirate of November 43 B.C. between Antony, Octavian and Lepidus. Both sides bear the inscription "III VIR R P C", meaning "One of Three Men for the Regulation of the Republic. Within a few years Antony would depart Italy for the Eastern provinces.

The moneyer for this coin is M. Barbatius Pollio who was also a Questor in 41 BC. Barbatius bears the title of "Quaestor pro praetore" abbreviated to QP a distinction shared by his colleague L. Gelllius.

From the Enrico collection
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Album name:Jay GT4 / Mark Antony
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Keywords:Mark Marc Marcus Antony Anthony Antonius Barbatius Pollio Triumvir Augustus Octavian BARRBAT VIR
File Size:114 KB
Date added:Aug 07, 2010
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Mark Z2  [Aug 07, 2010 at 06:51 PM]
Wow! History in your hands! Nice!
Noah  [Aug 07, 2010 at 10:39 PM]
Cool addition to your wonderful and constantly growing collection!
Joe S2  [Aug 08, 2010 at 12:50 AM]
Impressive coin!
Romanorvm  [Aug 08, 2010 at 05:37 AM]
Very nice!
Legatus  [Aug 21, 2011 at 08:30 PM]
I'm envious. Nice
Sosius  [Apr 19, 2013 at 09:24 PM]
Nice portraits