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ID:     75000784
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MOESIA INFERIOR
City:     Nicopolis ad Istrum
Issuer:     Septimius Severus
Date Ruled:     AD 193-211
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Pentassarion
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 193-211
Weight:     10.2 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     AVK·Λ·C·CEVHPOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     VΠ AV ΓΑΛΛOV(OV lig) NIKOΠΟΛITΩ/ΠΡOCI
Reverse Description:     Cybele enthroned left, holding phiale and leaning on tympanum; below, lion seated left; at knee, head of lion left; VP AV GALLOV (OV ligate) in legend
Primary Reference:     AMNG I -
Reference2:     cf. Varbanov 2061 (for obv.
Reference3:     same die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=103692
Grade:     EF, green patina
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 784 An apparently unpublished type for this magistrate for Severus.