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ID:     9-102
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Moesia Inferior
City:     Nicopolis ad Istrum
Issuer:     Macrinus
Date Ruled:     A.D. 217-218
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Tetrassarion
Date Struck:     217-218
Diameter:     27.1 mm
Weight:     10.32 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     AVT K M OΠEΛ CEV MAKPEINOC
Obverse Description:     laureate and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     VΠ CTA ΛONΓINOV NIKOPOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTP
Reverse Description:     Zeus seated left, holding patera and scepter
Primary Reference:     AMNG 1723
Reference2:     Varbanov 3484
Reference3:     H & J 8.23.1.9 var (cuirassed bust)
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     aVF
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 9: Lot No. 102; (2) Statius Longinus, magistrate