Nicopolis ad Istrum - Demeter





Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 26
Weight (g) 9.23
Die Axis 0
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Statius Longinus
Ob. Leg. M OPPEL ANTΩNI DIADOVMENIANOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, Caesar
Rev. Leg. VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC / IC
Rev. Desc. Demeter standing left holding serpent entwined staff in right hand and holding corn ears over opening cista with left hand; cista opening from the right.
Meaning Consular legate Statius Longinus , (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus – Honouring the city goddess who keeps the citizens safe and brings grain
References; Collection; AMNG I, 1836 p 466; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol1. No. 3722
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) -
Weight (g) 15.29
Die Axis 0
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Statius Longinus
Ob. Leg. M OPPEL ANTΩNI DIADOVMENIANOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, Caesar
Rev. Leg. VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC / IC
Rev. Desc. Demeter standing left holding serpent entwined staff in right hand and holding corn ears over opening cista with left hand; cista opening from the right.
Meaning Consular legate Statius Longinus , (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus – Honouring the city goddess who keeps the citizens safe and brings grain
References; Gorny & Mosch Giessener Münzhandlung Auction 125, Lot number: 293 (illustrated with permission); AMNG I, 1836 p 466;
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