Nicopolis ad Istrum - Zeus





Province Moesia Inferior
City Nicopolis ad Istrum
Size (mm) 27
Weight (g) 11.42
Die Axis 5
Tariff 4 assaria
Governor Marcus Claudius Agrippa
Ob. Leg. M OPEL DIA-[DOVMEN]IANOC
Ob. Desc. Bare head right– seen from behind
Meaning Caesar, Marcus Opellius Antonius Diadumenianus
Rev. Leg. VΠ CTATIOV ΛONΓINOV NI-KOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC / ICTPΩN
Rev. Desc. Zeus seated left, holding patera and sceptre
Meaning Consular legate Longinus (Governor) of the residents of Nikopolis on the (river) Istrus
References; cgb (illustrated with permission); Moushmov 1327; AMNG I, 1828 p. 464 var; SNG/H 432; Varbanov (Eng.) Vol.1, No. 3782
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