Roman aureus bearing the portraits of Mark Antony (left) and Octavian (right), issued in 41 BC to celebrate the establishment of the Second Triumvirate by Octavian, Antony and Marcus Lepidus in 43 BC. Both sides bear the inscription "III VIR R P C", meaning "One of Three Men for the Regulation of the Republic".
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Mark Antony, Roman Politician and General, Part of the second Triumvirate (meaning three rulers) Octavian and Lepidus and Antony. Octavian and Antony argued and separated causing civil war. Antony was defeated in the battle of Actium and surrended in Alexandria to commit suicide with lover Cleopatra present which she committed suicide later as well.
The Second Triumvirate was a political association of convenience between three of Rome's most powerful figures: Mark Antony, Lepidus, and Octavian in the 1st century BCE. Following the assassination...