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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R0806
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  M. Antonius; M. Oppius Capito; Italy
Denomination:  As
Place made:  Italy
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  37 BC-36 BC
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.75
Weight (g):  4.51
Axis (degrees):  180.00
Provenance:  Haines 2358. bt Spink & Son 1944.
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Description:  Obverse: conjoined heads of M. Antonius and Octavia r. Reverse: galley in full sail r., Gorgon's head below.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: M·ANT·IMP·TERT·COS·DESIG·ITER·ET·TER·III·VIR·R·P·C (Marc Antony, Imperator a third time, Consul-designate again and a third time, Triumvir [member of a group of three magistrates], guardian of the Republic). Reverse: M·OPPIVS·CAPITO·PRO·PR·PRAEF·CLASS·F·C (Marcus Oppius Capito, Proconsul, Prætor, Prefect of the Fleet, took care that this be made). Mint-mark: A

Bibliography:  Sydenham 1268

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Italy
Roman;Italian


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Haines, Geoffrey Colton
British
1899
1981-09-14
M. Oppius Capito
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M. Antonius
Roman
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