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This coin commemorates the marriage between Roman politician Mark Antony and Octavia around 39BCE. This numismatic commemoration indicates the political significance of a marriage that united Mark Antony with the family of his friend Julius Caesar…

Julius Caesar was a Roman dictator, politician and military general who instigated the rise of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar was one of the first to put his own image on the coins though this coin is more traditional with an image of Venus, to whom…

A galley is depicted on the obverse along with Mark Antony's name. The reverse depicts three Roman military standards, including the famous eagle standard. The bottom of the reverse contains the lettering LEG IV. The IV legion is known to have fought…
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