Nicopolis ad Istrum - Herakles





Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 28
Weight (g) 15.80
Die Axis -
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Statius Longinus
Ob. Leg. M OPELLI DIADOV-MENIANOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right
Meaning Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, Caesar
Rev. Leg. VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC I
Rev. Desc. Herakles to right leaning on club, holding lionskin in l. arm
Meaning Consular legate Statius Longinus , (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus – honouring a hero
References; Numismatik Lanz München, Auction 114, Lot number: 537 (illustrated with permission); AMNG I No. 1855 var., p.469
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