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Heraclea Perinthus (Marmara Ereglisi, Turkey)
In 46 A.D., after the death of the Thracian king Rhoemetalces III and after an unsuccessful anti-Roman revolt, the Thracian Kingdom was annexed by Claudius as the Roman province of Thracia. Perinthus was made the capital of Roman Thracia. The Latin coins of Perinthus, struck under Claudius and Nero, are all rare. BMC does not list Perinthus mint, and identifies some types as barbarous, which are now attributed to Perinthus. RIC notes the existence of Balkan sestertii, dupondii and asses but does not catalog them. The city was later renamed Heraclea. An imperial mint was opened at Heraclea during the reign of Diocletian.