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ID:     76001033
     [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:     11.56 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     AV·K·Λ·C· CEVHPOC Π
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     VΠ ΛΥ ΓΑΛΛOV ΝΙΚΟΠΟΛΙΤΩΝ ΠΡOCI
Reverse Description:     Farnese Hercules: Hercules standing right, leaning on club draped with lion skin and set on rock outcropping
Primary Reference:     AMNG I -
Reference2:     Varbanov 2067
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=108708
Grade:     Good VF, black-green patina.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1033 From the James E. Cain Collection.