Nicopolis ad Istrum - Herakles





Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g) 12.74
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 ICT
Rev. Desc. Herakles standing left grasping the Hydra with his left hand and preparing to strike it with club which he holds over his shoulder
Meaning Consular legate Statius Longinus , (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus honouring a hero
References; Collection; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol.1. No. 3731; AMNG I 1858 p. 470
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