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Jochen:
Hi!

The 2nd edition of Hristova/Jekov's Marcianopolis is on the way. But the flow of new coins doesn't stop. So to avoid confusions I open a new thread for the newly found coins. The HrJ-numbers are referring to the 1st edition!

Here are the first ones:

#1

A correction

Macrinus & Diadumenian, AD 217-218
AE 27, 12.84g
struck under governor Pontianus
obv. AVT K OPEL CEV - MAKREINOC KM OPEL ANTWNINOC
        Confronting heads of Macrinus, laureate, r., and Diadumenian, l.
rev. VP PONTIANOV MAR - KIANOPOLEITWN (AR and EI ligate)
       Ares, in military cloak, with Helmet and boots, stg. l., holding with r. hand shield
       set on ground and resting with raised l. hand on inverted spear
       in r. field E
ref. a) AMNG 733
      b) Varbanov (engl.)
      c) Hristova/Jekov No. 6.24.11.1 corr.
ex hjb-ancientcoins         

Best regards

Jochen:
#2

A obv. legend variant

Diadumenian, AD 217-218
AE 17, 2.50g
obv. KM OPELLI - ANTWNEINOC (NE ligate)
        Bare head r.
rev. MARKIANOPOLEITWN
       Cista mystica with lid open r. from which snake is emerging
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 805
      b) Varbanov (engl.) 1327
      c) Hristova/Jekov No. 6.25.5.1 var
ex Mesamech

Best regards

Jochen:
#3

A completely new type

Elagabal, AD 218-222
AE 17, 4.13g
obv. AVT KM AVR - ANTWNNOC
        Head, laureate, r.
rev. MARKIANOPOLITWN
       Tripod, central leg entwined by snake, head l.
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov (engl.)
      c) not in Hristova/Jekov:
          no type with snake l.
ex heliosnumismatik

Best regards

Jochen:
#4

A new die combination and a rev. variant

Gordian III & Serapis, AD 218-244
AE 27, 14.02g
struck under Tullius Menophilus
obv. AVT below, ANT M GORDIANOC
        Confronting busts of Gordian III, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r., and Serapis,
        draped and wearing kalathos, l.
rev. VP MHNOFILOV MARKIANOPOLITWN
       Hygieia, in long garment and with mantle, stg. l., feeding snake in l. arm from
       patera in r. hand
       in r. field E
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1150 var.
      b) Varbanv (engl.) 1999 var. (= AMNG 1150)
      c) not in Hristova/Jekov:
          rev. No. 6.37.21.1 var. (AR not ligate)
          obv. e.g. No. 6.37.21.2
ex slaveycoins

Best regards

Jochen:
#5

A new type

Gordian III & Serapis, AD 218-244
AE 29, 14.25g, 28.9mm, 0°
struck under Tullius Menophilus
obv. M ANT GORDIANOC, AVG below
        Confronted busts of Gordian III, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r., and Serapis,
        draped, wearing kalathos, l.
rev. VP MHNOFIL - OV MARKIANOPO / LITW
       in lower r. field N
       Asklepios, in himation, stg. frontal, head l., l. arm akimbo, resting with r. hand on 
       snake-staff     
       in r. field E
 ref. a) not in AMNG
           cf. AMNG I/1, 1148
       b) Varbanov (engl.) 1954 var. (E in l. field)
       c) not in Hristova/Jekov:
           cf. No.  6.37.20.2
ex Pavlos S.Pavlou

Best regards

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