Nicopolis ad Istrum - Aphrodite





Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g) 11.78
Die Axis 180
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. K M OPPEL ANTWNI DIADO VMENIANOC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right – seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antoninus Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC / TΠΩ
Rev. Desc. Aphrodite throwed with mantle, standing left, her right hand on the breast and the left hand in front. Dolphin with head down right of her and burning altar left of her
Meaning Consular legate, Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrum)
References; Collection; Moushmov 1308, AMNG I 1799, p.459; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol 1. No. 3635
Notes: Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love (Her Roman counterpart was Venus). She was one of the twelve major gods who lived on mount Olympus. Her symbols are the myrtle tree, a dove, a swan and a sparrow.





Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g) 12.39
Die Axis -
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. K M OPPEL ANTWNI DIADO VMENIANOC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right – seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antoninus Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC / TΠΩ
Rev. Desc. Aphrodite throwed with mantle, standing left, her right hand on the breast and the left hand in front. Dolphin with head down right of her and burning altar left of her
Meaning Consular legate, Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrum)
References; Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzhandlung; Auction 152; October 10th, 2006, Lot number: 1637 (illustrated with permission);
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g) 10.61
Die Axis -
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. K M OPPEL ANTWNI DIADO VMENIANOC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right – seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antoninus Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC / TΠΩ
Rev. Desc. Aphrodite throwed with mantle, standing left, her right hand on the breast and the left hand in front. Dolphin with head down right of her and burning altar left of her
Meaning Consular legate, Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrum)
References; Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzhandlung Auction 117 , Lot number: 360 (illustrated with permission);
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g) 13.24
Die Axis -
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. K M OPPEL ANTWNI DIADO VMENIANOC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right – seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antoninus Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC / TΠΩ
Rev. Desc. Aphrodite throwed with mantle, standing left, her right hand on the breast and the left hand in front. Dolphin with head down right of her and burning altar left of her
Meaning Consular legate, Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrum)
References; Numismatik Lanz München, Auction 102, Lot number: 800 (illustrated with permission);
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g) 13.04
Die Axis -
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. K M OPPEL ANTWNI DIADO VMENIANOC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right – seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antoninus Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC / TΠΩ
Rev. Desc. Aphrodite throwed with mantle, standing left, her right hand on the breast and the left hand in front. Dolphin with head down right of her and burning altar left of her
Meaning Consular legate, Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrum)
References; Ancient Treasures sales (Feb. 2008)
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