Ancient Roman Coin Silver Denarious of Mark Antony

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  • Item Category: Coins & Currency
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 31, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House
This is a Silver Denarius of Mark Antony 32-31 B.C. Obv. ANT AVG III VIR R P C, Galley mast with banners at prow. Rev. LEG III legionary Eagle between two standards. Needs cleaning and there is some damage to silver. Weight is 2,63gr diameter - 19mm.
The Battle of Actium was the decisive confrontation of the Final War of the Roman Republic . It was fought between the forces of Octavian and the combined forces of Mark Antony and Cleopatra . The battle took place on 2 September 31 BC, on the Ionian Sea near the Roman colony of Actium in Greece . Octavian's fleet was commanded by Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa , while Antony's fleet was supported by the ships of his beloved, Cleopatra VII, Queen of Ptolemaic Egypt .