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ID:     MacNikoHerak
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MOESIA INFERIOR
City:     Nicopolis ad Istrum
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     A.D. 217-218
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 26
Diameter:     26 mm
Obverse Legend:     AVT K M OΠEΛ C CE/HP MAKPINOC
Obverse Description:     Bust laureate, right
Reverse Legend:     VΠ K AΓPIΠΠA NI/KOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC /ICTPΩN
Reverse Description:     Herakles standing, head right, nude, holding club and bow, lion skin draped over arm
Mint:     Nikopolis ad Istrum
Primary Reference:     AMNG 1696
Reference2:     Varbanov (Eng) I, 3744 (reverse die only)
Photograph Credit:     Tom White