Cistophorus with head of Marc Antony
about 39 B.C.
Mint: Asia: Ionia, Ephesus (?)
Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 12.11 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Mark Antony, laureate, right, within wreath of ivy leaves and berries.
Reverse: Draped bust of Octavia, right, above cista mystica.
Snakes rear up on each side.
By 1981: with Bank Leu A.G., Bahnhofstrasse 32, CH-8022 Zurich, Switzerland (Bank Leu auction 28, Savoy Hotel-Baur en Ville, Poststrasse 12, Zurich, May 5-6, 1981, lot 347); purchased by MFA at auction 28 and accessioned June 10, 1981
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour