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ROMAN EMPIRE PROVINCIAL, Caracalla, Nicopolis ad Istrum
MOESIA INFERIOR, Nicopolis ad Istrum. Caracalla. 198-217 AD. ∆ 26mm (11.90 gm). Ovinius Tertullus, magistrate. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / Apollo Sauroktonos ("Lizardslayer") standing right, holding branch and watching lizard on tree. AMNG I 1518; SNG Copenhagen -.
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Date added:Sep 10, 2004
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Vespasian70  [Oct 13, 2004 at 05:54 AM]
I love that portrait!
Britannicus  [Nov 08, 2004 at 12:11 PM]
Fantastic!
Bolayi  [Jan 26, 2005 at 09:23 AM]
Certainly the best of the type I have seen
Tiathena  [Jan 29, 2005 at 11:26 PM]
Fantastic! I love the reverse particularly... Indeed, Best of the type I've seen as well!
the_Apostate  [Jan 31, 2005 at 07:40 PM]
The reverse depicts a famous sculpture by Praxiteles.
seth  [Aug 28, 2005 at 10:23 AM]
whats up with the lizard ? it sure seems harmless
Jochen  [Oct 12, 2005 at 08:48 AM]
Oh, if I only can get such a piece!
Potator II  [Feb 06, 2006 at 07:46 AM]
Outstanding coin
Pscipio  [Feb 06, 2006 at 12:21 PM]
One of my absolute favorites among all coins in FORVM's gallery
awl  [Nov 26, 2006 at 06:49 PM]
nice (i wonder what he is looking at)
ROMA  [Dec 29, 2007 at 08:16 PM]
COOL!
*Alex  [Dec 29, 2007 at 09:05 PM]
Outstanding!
Jochen  [Mar 13, 2010 at 06:56 AM]
H/J 8.18.7.1
Joe Sermarini  [May 22, 2011 at 10:24 AM]
4.5/5 come on folks, this is much better than that!
jessvc1  [Feb 04, 2012 at 05:16 AM]
WOW nice coin, great color and surfaces!
Charles S  [May 23, 2012 at 05:14 PM]
Especially the reverse is beautiful.