Nicopolis ad Istrum - Apollo





Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 26
Weight (g) 11.87
Die Axis 0
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Statius Longinus
Ob. Leg. M OPEL DIADOVMENIANOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, Caesar
Rev. Leg. VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠP/OC IC
Rev. Desc. Apollo standing left in contrapasto, holding bow at left shoulder, chlamys over l. arm and patera in right hand
Meaning Consular legate Statius Longinus, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus
References; CNG sale 60 May 22nd, 2002, Lot number: 1181 (illustrated with permission); AMNG I, 1839 p. 467; (private collection USA)
Notes: O & V on obverse legend ligate