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Moesia Inferior - Nicopolis ad Istrum


Septimius Severus, AE18, 193-211, Moesia Inferior-Nikopolis ad Istrum
AV K LI-CE CEVHPOC
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
NIKOPOLIT PRO CI
Tetrastyle temple with peaked roof, Asklepios' staff within
17mm x 19mm, 2.73g
Moushmov 1021a var.

Note: The staff in the temple is not well struck. Also, the bust type and reverse legend are different from Moushmov 1021a (Laureate head right)


Geta, AE Assarion, 198-209, Moesia Inferior-Nicopolis ad Istrum
GETA_C KAICAR
Bare head right
NI_KA_POL_WN
Tetrastyle temple with peaked roof, figure in center
15mm x 16mm, 2.27g
BMC -; Moushmov 1205-1206


Geta, AE17, 198-209, Moesia Inferior-Nikopolis ad Istrum
Λ AVK-ΓETAC
Bare head, draped, cuirassed bust right
NIKOΠOΛITΩNPOC ISTP
Bear head facing
Varbanov 3232
Both coins Ex Tzvetomir Boev, one from Yahoo and one from eBay and both coins appear to have been minted from the same pair of dies


Macrinus, AE26, 217-218, Moesia Inferior-Nicopolis ad Istrum, Claudius Agrippa as Magistrate
AUT K M OPEL CE_UH MAKRINO C
Laureate head right
VP AGRIPPA NIKOPOLITWN PRO_C
City gate with three crenelated towers, closed paneled doors
ICTRO in exergue
26mm, 11.62g
Varbanov 3345; Moushmov 1234
Ex Malter Galleries, eBay, 2001


Roman Provincial, Moesia Inferior-Nicopolis ad Istrum, Diadumenian, AE Tetrasserion, 217-218, Statius Longinus as Magistrate
M OΠEΛ ΔIAΔOVMENIANOC K
Bare-headed, draped, cuirassed bust right
VΠ CTA ΛONΓAINOV-NIKOΠOΛITΩN / ΠP | OC / ICTPΩ
Demeter standing facing, head left, long torch entwined by serpent in left hand, grain ears in right over open cista mystica from which a serpent emerges
25mm x 30mm, 12.60g
Varbanov 3722; AMNG 1836
Ex David Cannon Collection


Elagabalus, AE26, Novius Rufus as Magistrate, 218-222, Moesia Inferior-Nicopolis ad Istrum
AV K M AVP-ANTWNEINOC
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
VP NOBI OV ROVFOV NIKO[POLITWN PROC I C TP] / ON (in left field)
Victory advancing left, wreath upward in right hand, palm in left
26mm x 28mm, 11.66g
Moushmov 1387
Ex Vel Garnett Collection


Elagabalus, AE26, 218-222, Moesia Inferior-Nicopolis ad Istrum
AYT K M AVR-ANTWNEINOC
Laureate head right
VP NOBI OV POVFOV NIKOPOLITWN / PROC I C (in exergue) / TP / WN (in left field)
Coiled snake right before lit altar
26mm x 27mm, 11.44g


Elagabalus, AE28, 218-222, Moesia Inferior-Nicopolis ad Istrum, Nobilius Rufus as magistrate
AYT M AVR-ANTWNEINOC
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
VPA NOB POVFOV NIKOPLITWN (sic) / PROC I C (in exergue) / P | O / N (across fields)
City gate with flanking towers, statues of animals surmounting both towers, closed doors, facing spread quadriga guided by Nike between towers
27mm x 28mm, 12.69g
AMNG I 2003
Ex CNG, December 2003

Note:  Ray Wilk has another example from this same pair of dies.


Gordian III, AE28, 238-244, Moesia Inferior-Nikopolis as Istrum, Modestus as Magistrate
AVT . K . M ANTN-GORDIANOC AVG
Radiate, cuirassed bust right, aegis on left shoulder, gorgon on breastplate
VP CA_B MODEC_TOV NIKOPOLEI_T_WN (ligate) PROC ICTPO
Gordian, radiate, charging on horseback right and brandishing spear
27mm x 28mm, 12.22g
Moushmov 1489 for same reverse type, but different legend position and Gordian in different dress, obverse laureate, draped bust right


Gordian III, AE27, 238-244, Moesia Inferior-Nikopolis as Istrum, Modestus as Magistrate
AVT K M ANTW-GORDIANOC
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
VP CAB MODECTOV NIKOPOLEITWN
City gate with two towers with conical roofs, no doors, four ramparts between towers
CICTPON in exergue
26mm x 27mm, 10.92g
Moushmov 1496


Gordian III, AE26, 238-244, Moesia Inferior-Nikopolis as Istrum, Modestus as Magistrate
AVT K M ANTW-GORDIANOC
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
VP CAB MODECT_OV (OV ligate) NIKOPOLEITWN (WN ligate)
Tetrastyle temple, horned roof, pellet in pediment, statue of Tyche, turreted, standing on base in center
PROC ICTP / WN in exergue
26mm x 28mm, 12.14g
Moushmov 1522