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ID:     13-043
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Moesia Inferior
City:     Nicopolis ad Istrum
Issuer:     Caracalla
Date Ruled:     198-217
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Diassarion
Date Struck:     A.D. Moesia Inferior, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Caracalla.
Diameter:     20.4 mm
Weight:     5.12 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     AV K M AVP ANTΩNINOC
Obverse Description:     Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right
Reverse Legend:     NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC ICTPON
Reverse Description:     Dionysos standing left, holding kantharos and thyrsus
Primary Reference:     AMNG 1497 var (rev legend)
Reference2:     Varbanov 3022 var
Reference3:     Hristova & Jeckov 8.18.8.6-11 var
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions, Inc.
Source:     http://agoraauctions.com
Grade:     Fine
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 13: Lot No. 43; (2) This reverse legend is not listed for this type in the major references.