Nicopolis ad Istrum - River god





Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 25
Weight (g) 11.30
Die Axis 0
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Statius Longinus
Ob. Leg. M OPELLI DIADOV-MENIANOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right seen from behind
Meaning Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, Caesar
Rev. Leg. VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN / ΠPOC ICTP
Rev. Desc. River god half-naked, reclining half-left, looking right, leaning on thrown down urn from which waters flow, holding in right hand a substantial branch divided into two drooping stems, topped with large flower
Meaning Consular legate Statius Longinus , (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus Honouring the spirit/god of the river who grants trade
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 26
Weight (g) 11.9
Die Axis 0
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Statius Longinus
Ob. Leg. M OPELLI DIADOV-MENIANOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right seen from behind
Meaning Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, Caesar
Rev. Leg. VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN / ΠPOC ICTP
Rev. Desc. River god half-naked, reclining half-left, looking right, leaning on thrown down urn from which waters flow, holding in right hand a substantial branch divided into two drooping stems, topped with large flower
Meaning Consular legate Statius Longinus , (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus Honouring the spirit/god of the river who grants trade
References; ebay sales - SPQR Nov 2007
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