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197608
197608. Sold For $495

MARK ANTONY. 32-31 BC. AR Legionary Denarius (17mm, 3.34 gm, 7h). Patrae(?) mint. Galley right / LEG X, legionary aquila between two standards. Crawford 544/24; CRI 361; Sydenham 1228; RSC 38. Good VF, a little porous, toned.

Formed in 59 BC, legio X Gemina served with Caesar in Gaul and Spain, and at Pharsalus, Thapsus, and Munda. Reconstituted in 44 BC by Lepidus, in the following year it joined Antony's forces, serving at Philippi in elsewhere in the East before Actium.