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The Ancient Coinage of Nikopolis Ad Mestum

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Including additional items for this online edition, with numbers in italics.
NIKOPOLIS AD MESTUM now Isarlak next to Nevrokop.
Imperial bronze coins.
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Commodus? (176 – 192 A.D.)

4046..Y..YPH..O, Commodus’s (?) bearded head right Rev. : NEIKOΠΟΛΕΩC TH E MK AI..Y.., Zeus half-naked seated left, holding patera and sceptre; below – eagle with wings spread. Plate VIII 21.
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Crispina (wife of Commodus)

4047 Crispina’s head. Rev. : OYΛΠ NIKOΠΟΛΕΩC MECTΩ. Lunus (god of the moon) with hat on the head, riding horse.
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Julia Domna (mother of Caracalla)

Obv: IOYΛIA ΔOMNA CE. Her head or bust.
Rev: OYΛ or OYΛΠ NIKOΠOΛEΩ Π or ΠΡ MEC or MECT.
4048 Nemesis standing left, holding scales and sceptre; wheel below.
Nicopolis ad Nestum. Julia Domna Æ24. ca 211-212 AD. IOVLIA DOMNA CE, draped bust right / OVLP NIKOPOLEWC PP MECT, Nemesis standing left, holding scales & short staff, wheel at her feet.
4049 Artemis huntress advancing right, holding bow and reaching for an arrow in quiver at shoulder.
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Caracalla (198 – 217 A.D.)

Obv: AYT K M AYPH ANTΩNINOC or ANTΩNEINOC.
- AYT K M CЄ ANT.., His head or bust.
Rev: ΟΥΛ NIKOΠΟΛЄΩC ΠΡ MECTΩ.
- OYΛΠIAC NIKOΠΟΛЄΩC ΠΡΟC MЄCTΩ.
- ΦΛ OYΛΠIAN NIKOΠΟΛΙT ΠΡOC MЄ.
4050 Apollo naked with radiate wreath, holding bow.
Caracalla AE32 of Nikopolis-ad-Mestrum, Thrace. AVT K M AVRH ANTWNEINOC, laureate head right / OVL NIKOPOLEWC PR MECTW, Sol, radiate, standing facing with one raised hand.
4051 Ares naked, standing with spear and shield. Plate VI 20.
Nicopolis ad Nestum. Caracalla. Æ 30. Circa 211-212 AD. AVT K M AVPH ANTWNEINOC, laureate bust right / OVLP NIKOPOLEWC PPOC MECTW, Emperor or Ares in helmet, holding shield & spear, standing facing, head turned right.
4052 Athena standing, holdings spear across and shield. Plate VI 28.
4053 Bonus-Eventus naked, standing, shouldering mantle, in right hand holding branch, and in the left – his mantle.
4054 Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm. Plate VII 14.
4055 Demeter standing with patera and long torch with coiling serpent around it.
Nicopolis ad Nestum. Caracalla Æ30. ca 211-212 AD. AVT K M AVPH ANTWNEINOC, laureate bust right / OVLP NIKOPOLEWC PPOC MECTW, Hygieia standing left, holding patera & snake-encircled staff.
4056 Dionysios naked, standing, with cup and thyrsos; panther below. Plate VIII 6.
4057 Aequitas standing with scales and cornucopiae. Plate VIII 10.
4058 Hera standing with patera and sceptre with coiling serpent around it.
4059 Woman standing, right hand on her breast, in left hand holding parazonium.
4060 Zeus naked, standing, with thunderbolt and sceptre. Plate VIII 17.
4061 Coiled serpent with radiate head up. Plate VIII 24.
4062 The emperor with radiate wreath standing, with right raised hand, holding spear and sceptre, and the left hand down.
4063 The emperor in military dress standing, right hand extended and holding Nike, in left hand holding long spear. Plate VIII 28.
Caracalla AE30 of Nikopolis ad Mestum, Thrace. ..M AVPE ANTWNINOC, laureate bust right / OVLP NIKOPOLEOC PPOC MECTW, the emperor in military dress standing left holding an eagle & spear.
4064 Nemesis standing with scales and sceptre, wheel below.
4065 Eagle with wings spread standing on altar between 2 ensigns. Plate IX 32.
4066 Tyche standing with rudder and cornucopiae. Plate X 29. GETA (209 – 212 A.D.) AYT K Π CEΠ ΓΕTAC CEB. His head or bust. Rev. : OYΛΠ NIKOΠΟΛΕΩC ΠPOC MECTΩ.
4067 Apollo naked with radiate wreath, holding arrow.
4068 Dionysos naked, standing, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos. Plate VIII 5.
4069 The emperor in military dress and shoes standing left, in right hand holding the Globe with Nike on it, which is holding wreath; in the left hand the emepror is holding sceptre. Plate VIII 28.
4070 Hades-Serapis with kalathos (hat) seated left, holding sceptre and extending hand towards Cerberus, who is standing next to him. Plate X 15.
4071 Hera standing, holding patera and sceptre with coiling serpent around it.
4072 Hermes naked, standing, holding purse and caduceus; his mantle is hanging on his arm. Plate XI 2.
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Geta

4072A Ares standing facing in crested helmet holding spear and shield.
Geta Æ29 of Nikopolis ad Mestum, Thrace. 211-212 AD. AVT K P CEP GΕTAC CEB, laureate bust right / OVL NIKOPOLEWC PP MECTW, Ares in helmet, holding shield & spear, standing facing, head right. Moushmov Online 4072A.
4072B Diana standing left holding bow, hound at feet.
Geta AE31 of Nicopolis ad Mestum, Thrace. AVT K P CEP GETAC CEB, laureate bust right / OVL NIKOPOLEWC PROC MECTW, Artemis standing left holding bow, hound at feet. Moushmov Online 4072B.
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