Mark Antony and Octavia.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1346. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
39 BC. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (11.58 g, 1h). Ephesus mint. Conjoined heads of Mark Antony, wearing ivy-wreath, and Octavia right / Dionysus standing left, holding cantharus and thyrsus, on cista mystica flanked by two interlaced snakes with heads erect. RPC I 2202; CRI 263; Sydenham 1198; RSC 3. VF, toned, granular surfaces, areas of corrosion on reverse.
From the Douglas O. Rosenberg Collection.