Denarius of Mark Antony and Octavia
Money; coins (money)
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 and later political rival Octavian (who would later become the first Roman emperor). For more on this topic, see the exhibit "Faces of the Julio-Claudian Dynasty on this website.
ARTH250 (Professor V. Rousseau, Fall 2020)
MM, VR, SH
University Art Collection, University of St. Thomas (St. Paul)
Roman Republic, Asia