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AR Mark Antony/Octavian Denarius 41 B.C.(4.0g) Ephesus mint O: M ANT IMP AUG III VIR R P C M BARBAT QP; bust r.; RSC 8a; CRAWFORD 517/2(O129/R143) R: CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R.P.C.; Octavian bust r.; slight beard G. EF+ S: Ponterio & Assoc., San Diego, CA 1992 This type was struck by M. Barbatius, a general serving under Marc Antony in the East, and commemorates the founding of the Second Triumvirate in 43 BC. It was in 41 BC that Antony summoned Cleopatra to Tarsus, there making an alliance with her and subsequently returning with her to Alexandria. Cleopatra secured her position by inducing Antony to have her sister and rival Arsinoe killed.

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Roman Imperatorial Silver

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