Nicopolis ad Istrum - Serpent





Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 28
Weight (g) 11.94
Die Axis 170
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. K M OPELLI ANTΩNI DIADOVMENIANOC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN Π / POC ICTP
Rev. Desc. Serpent climbing up tripod.
Meaning Consular legate Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus
References; Collection; Moushmov 1354; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol1. No. 3662; cf. AMNG I 1825, p.463
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 28
Weight (g) 12.85
b>Die Axis 180
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. K M OPELLI ANTΩNI DIADOVMENIANOC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN Π / POC ICTP
Rev. Desc. Serpent climbing up tripod.
Meaning Consular legate Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus
References; Collection; Moushmov 1354; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol1. No. 3662; AMNG I 1825, p.463;
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 28
Weight (g) 11.94
b>Die Axis 170
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. K M OPPEL ANTΩNI DIADOVMENIANOC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPO / C ICTP
Rev. Desc. Serpent climbing up tripod.
Meaning Consular legate Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus
References; Collection; Moushmov 1354, AMNG I 1825, p.463; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol1. No. 3662 var
Notes: This reverse is interesting in that the serpent just protrudes from the top of the tripod where as in the other two comparable examples the serpent is more extended and loops a couple of times on top




Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) -
Weight (g) 11.46
Die Axis -
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. K M OPPEL ANTΩNI DIADOVMENIANOC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPO / C ICTP
Rev. Desc. Serpent climbing up tripod.
Meaning Consular legate Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus
References; Dr. Busso Peus Nachfolger Auction 366 October 29th, 2000 Lot number: 350 (illustrated with permission) AMNG I 1825, p.463;
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Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 26
Weight (g) 13.10
Die Axis -
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. K M OPPEL ANTΩNI DIADOVMENIAN-OC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ AΓPIΠΠA NIKOΠOΛITΩN / ΠPOC I
Rev. Desc. Serpent climbing up tripod.
Meaning Consular legate Agrippa, (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus
References; ebay sales March 2008
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