Marcianopolis - Apollo





Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 28
Weight (g) 11.97
Die Axis 0
Tariff 5 assaria
Governor P. Fu. Pontianus
Ob. Leg. AV K OΠEΛ CEV MAKPEINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC K
Ob. Desc. Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus right facing bare headed draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian left
Meaning Imperator, Opellius Severus Macrinus, Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius, Caesar.
Rev. Leg. VΠ ΠONTIAN-OV MAPKIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Rev. Desc. Apollo naked, standing in front of burning altar, holding patera and a branch, E to centre right
Meaning Consular legate, Pontianus, (Governor) of the people of Markianopolis – Good fortune to the inhabitants of this city
References; Collection; Moushmov 540; AMNG I, 1, 728 var.; SNG Cop. 222 (Av. stgl.); SNG Budapest 131; Vergl. 728; Hristova/Jekov 6.24.7.6 (r.5)
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 28
Weight (g) 15.49
Die Axis 5
Tariff 5 assaria
Governor P. Fu. Pontianus
Ob. Leg. AV K OΠEΛ CEVH MAKPINOC K M OΠEΛ / ANTΩNEI / NOC
Ob. Desc. Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus right facing bare headed draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian left
Meaning Imperator, Opellius Severus Macrinus, Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius, Caesar.
Rev. Leg. VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Rev. Desc. Apollo naked, standing in front of burning altar, holding patera and a branch, E to centre right
Meaning Consular legate, Pontianus, (Governor) of the people of Markianopolis – Good fortune to the inhabitants of this city
References; cgb (illustrated with permission); Moushmov 540; AMNG I, 1, 728; SNG Cop. 222 (Av. stgl.); SNG Budapest 131; Vergl. 728; Hristova/Jekov 6.24.7.6 (r.5)
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 28
Weight (g) 11.54
Die Axis 5
Tariff 5 assaria
Governor P. Fu. Pontianus
Ob. Leg. AV K OΠEΛ CEVH MAKPINOC K M OΠEΛ / ANTΩNEI / NOC
Ob. Desc. Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus right facing bare headed draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian left
Meaning Imperator, Opellius Severus Macrinus, Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius, Caesar.
Rev. Leg. VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Rev. Desc. Apollo naked, standing in front of burning altar, holding patera and a branch, E to centre right
Meaning Consular legate, Pontianus, (Governor) of the people of Markianopolis – Good fortune to the inhabitants of this city
References; Künker Auction 67, No 878, (illustrated with permission);
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 28
Weight (g) -
Die Axis -
Tariff 5 assaria
Governor P. Fu. Pontianus
Ob. Leg. AVT K OΠEΛ CEV MAKPEINOC K M OΠEANTΩNINOC
Ob. Desc. Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus right facing bare headed draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian left
Meaning Imperator, Opellius Severus Macrinus, Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius, Caesar.
Rev. Leg. VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Rev. Desc. Apollo naked, standing in front of burning altar, holding patera and a branch, E to centre right
Meaning Consular legate, Pontianus, (Governor) of the people of Markianopolis – Good fortune to the inhabitants of this city
References; Ritter sales (illustrated with permission); AMNG I 728, p.238;
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Markianopolis
Size (mm) 29
Weight (g) 11.38
Die Axis -
Tariff 5 assaria
Governor P. Fu. Pontianus
Ob. Leg. AV K OΠEΛ CEV MAKPEINOC K M OΠEΛ ANTΩNEINOC K
Ob. Desc. Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Macrinus right facing bare headed draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian left
Meaning Imperator, Opellius Severus Macrinus, Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius, Caesar.
Rev. Leg. VΠ ΠONTIANOV MAPKIANOΠOΛEITΩN
Rev. Desc. Apollo naked, standing in front of burning altar, holding patera and a branch, E to centre right
Meaning Consular legate, Pontianus, (Governor) of the people of Markianopolis – Good fortune to the inhabitants of this city
References; H. D. Rauch Mail Bid Sale 10 (illustrated with permission);
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