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ID:     728818
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Moesia Inferior
City:     Nicopolis ad Istrum
Issuer:     Septimius Severus
Date Ruled:     AD 193-211
Metal:     Copper
Denomination:     AE 18
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 193-211
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     2.92 g
Obverse Legend:     AV KAI CE CEVHPOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     NIKOΠΟΛΙ ΠΡOC ICTP
Reverse Description:     Priapus standing left with enormous erect phallus, hands extended to hold drapery
Primary Reference:     AMNG I 1380 var. (reverse legend, and drapery)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Reference3:     BMC Thrace -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, dark green patina, sharp strike
Notes:     Very Rare variety