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ID:     77000451
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     FLEET COINAGE OF MARK ANTONY
Issuer:     M. Oppius Capito
Date Ruled:     38-37 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Sestertius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 38-37
Diameter:     26 mm
Weight:     14.82 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     [M ANT • IMP TER COS DES ITER ET TER III VIR R• P • C • (NT ligate)]
Obverse Description:     Bare head of Antony right vis-À-vis head of Octavia left
Reverse Legend:     M • OPPIVS • CAPITIO • P[R) • PR • PRAEF • CLASS • F • C •]
Reverse Description:     Two figures standing right on quadriga of hippocamps; HS to left; lituus to right; [in exergue, D and prow of quinquereme left]
Mint:     Uncertain
Primary Reference:     RPC I 1468.1 (this coin, illustrated)
Reference2:     Amandry, Bronze II Series III.2.A, 9 (D3/R5; this coin).
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=114874
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 451 From the Patrick Villemur Collection.