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ID:     MacNikoAres
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MOESIA INFERIOR
City:     Nicopolis ad Istrum
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     A.D. 217-218
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 26
Obverse Legend:     AVT K M OΠEΛ CEV MACPEINOC
Obverse Description:     Bust laureate, right
Reverse Legend:     VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠP/OC ICT
Reverse Description:     Ares standing left, wearing Corinthian helmet, resting hand on shield set on ground, holding reversed spear in l. hand
Mint:     Nikopolis ad Istrum
Primary Reference:     AMNG 1743
Reference2:     Varbanov (Eng.) I, 3474 - these dies are illustrated but the description provides a different obverse legend.
Photograph Credit:     Tom White