Nicopolis ad Istrum - River god





Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 26
Weight (g) 11.43
Die Axis 0
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. M OPELLI DI-ADOVMENIANOC K
Ob. Desc. Bare headed, draped and cuirassed bust right seen from behind
Meaning Marcus Opellius Diadumenianus, Caesar
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN / ΠPOC IC
Rev. Desc. River god half-naked seated left holding thyrsos, leaning on the rock with l. arm, in front of him - prow
Meaning Consular legate Marcus Claudius Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus Honouring the spirit/god of the river who grants trade
References; Collection; Moushmov 1352; AMNG I, 1808 p.460; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol.1. No. 3645
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