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ID:     14822
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     Moesia Inferior
City:     Nicopolis ad Istrum
Issuer:     Commodus
Date Ruled:     A.D. 177-192
Denomination:     AE assarion
Date Struck:     177-192
Diameter:     19.9 mm
Weight:     2.41 g
Die Axis:     1 h
Obverse Legend:     AV KAI KOMOΔOC
Obverse Description:     laureate head right
Reverse Legend:     NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC IC
Reverse Description:     altar with snake coiled on top, head right
Primary Reference:     AMNG 1249
Reference2:     Varbanov 2198 var (obv legend and type)
Reference3:     H&J 8.10.47.2
Photograph Credit:     Agora Auctions
Source:     www.agoraauctions.com
Grade:     VF
Notes:     (1) Agora Auction 16: Lot No.55 (2) Ex Dave Surber collection