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    Marc Antony as Triumvir and Imperator (44-30 BC). AR denarius (20mm, 3.83 gm, 5h). NGC AU 4/5 - 3/5, brushed. Mint moving with Antony, 33/2 BC, M. Junius Silanus, quaestor and proconsul. ANTON AVG IMP III COS DES III III•V•R•P•C•, bare head of Marc Antony right; P• behind ear / ANTONIVS / AVG•IMP•III, legend in two lines. Crawford 542/2. Sydenham 1209. Antonia 97 and Junia 172.

    Ex Heritage Auction 3026 (Long Beach, 25 September 2013), lot 23345.

    The small P on the obverse represents the only known example of an artist engraving his initials on a Roman Republican coin. This fact went unnoticed for centuries, until it was first pointed out in a Santamaria sales catalog in 1920.

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