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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #150 on: February 05, 2020, 04:13:32 am »
#146

A new die combination for Caracalla

Caracalla as Caesar, AD 195-198
AE 17(?), 2.31g
obv. M AV KA - ANTONIN
       Bust, draped and cuirassed, bearded, bare-headed, r.
rev. NIKOPO - LI PROC IC
       Asklepios in himation, stg. frontal, head l., resting with r. hand on snake-staff, l. arm
       akimbo
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. No. 8.18.20.10
          obv. e.g. No. 8.18.8.6 var (has ANTWNIN), No. 8.18.48.1 (same)
Gorny&Mosch, online Auction 270, March 2020

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #151 on: February 05, 2020, 09:43:54 am »
#147

A completely new type for Antoninus Pius!

Antoninus Pius, AD 138-161
AE 20, 4.43g, 20.12mm, 210°
struck under governor M. Antonius Zeno
obv. AVT AI ADRI ANTWNEINOC
       Bare head r.
rev. HGE ZHNWNOC NEIKOPOLEI
       Demeter, in long garment and mantle, unveiled, stg. frontal, head l., resting with raised l. hand on long
       Burning torch and holding in lowered r. hand poppy and grain ear
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. no Demeter listed for Antoninus Pius
          obv. e.g. No. 8.6.30.1 (same die)
      unpublished
coll. Hoeft

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #152 on: February 08, 2020, 06:37:58 am »
#148

A correction for Severus

Septimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 27, 11.48g, 240°
struck under governor Aurelius Gallus
obv. AV K.L.CEP. - CEVHROC.P
       Laureate head r.
rev. VPA AVR GALLOV - NIKOPOLI. / PROC I
       Dionysos, nude, wearing boots, stg. l., resting with raised l. hand on ribboned thyrsos and 
       holding in lowered r. hand kantharos; at his feet the panther with raised r. paw std. l.,     
       looking r.
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1306 var.(different rev. legend)
      b) Varbanov
       c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018) No. 8.14.8.6 corr. (writes HR ligate, VP AV N -
           IKOPOLITW / PROC.
cgb.fr, MA-Shops, February 2020

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #153 on: February 10, 2020, 09:30:29 am »
#149

A correction for Elagabal

Elagabal, AD 218-222
AE 26, 12.66g, 26.20mm
struck under governor Novius Rufus
obv. AVT K M AVRH - ANTWNEINOC
       Bust, drped and cuirassed, radiate, r.
rev. VP NOBIOV ROVFOV NIKOPOLITWN PROC IC
       in l. and r. field T - RW
       Nemesis-Aeuitas, in long garment, stg. frontal, head l., holding in her l. arm goad and in
       extended r, hand scales; at her feet the wheel
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1957
      b) Varbanov 3947 (= AMNG 1957)
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018) No. 8.26.35.6 corr. (same die, writes VP NOB)
Marc R. Breitsprecher, Vcoins, February 2020

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #154 on: February 10, 2020, 09:35:11 am »
#150

A new die combination for Caracalla

Caracalla as Caesar, AD 195-198
AE 16, 2.69g, 16.49mm, 180°
obv. M AV K - ANTWNIN -O C
       Bare head r.
rev. NIKOPOLITWN PROC IC
       Tripod, central foot entwined by snake, head r.
ref. a) not in AMNG:
          cf. AMNG I/1, 1507 (for the type only)
      b) not in Varbanov:
          cf. Varbanov #3003 (for the type only)
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. No. 8.18.47.17 (same die)
          obv. e.g. No. 8.18.1.13 (same die)
coll. Hoeft

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #155 on: February 10, 2020, 10:07:06 am »
I think the 150th newly published coin for Nikopolis is a fitting occasion for a review:

In this thread so far we have the following record:

total number of coins………...……......…. 150
new types......…………………………………....  31 (new pictures)
       (thereof completely new ones…….  14                      
Legend variants...………...…………………...  29   
new die combinations...……………………..   50   
Corrections...........................…………..  55   
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
in total...…………………………………………….. 165

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #156 on: February 17, 2020, 05:12:23 pm »
#151

A new die combination and a new rev type for Caracalla

Caracalla, AD 198-217
AE 26, 12.17g
struck under governor Aurelius Gallus
obv. AV.K.M.AVR. - ANTWNINOC
       Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. VP.AV GALLOV - NIKOPOLIT / .PROC I.
      Athena in long garment ad mantle, helmeted, stg. frontal, head r., resting with raised r.
      hand on long spear, and holding with lowered l. hand shield set on small base
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1541
      b) Varbanov 3035 (= AMNG 1541)
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):;
          rev. No. 8.14.4.7 var. (for Severus, has GALLO)
          obv. e.g. No. 8.18.6 (same die)
Münzzentrum Rheinland, Auction 190, Lot 451, March 2020

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #157 on: February 18, 2020, 04:07:22 am »
#152

A correction for Caracalla

Caracalla, AD 198-217
AE 28, 11.93g
struck under governor Flavius Ulpianus
obv. AV K M AVR - ANTWNINOC
        Bust, cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. V FL OVLPIAN.NIKOPLITW(sic!) / PROC ICT
       Eagle with opn wings, stg. frontal on garlanded base between 2 standards, head with
       wreath in beak turned r.
ref. a) not in AMNG:
          cf. aMNG I/1, 1584 (for the type only)
      b) not in Varbanov:
          cf. #3064 (for the type only)
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018) No. 8.18.47.5 corr. (same dies, but writes "Bust, draped
          and cuirassed".Depicted coin worn)
Münzzentrum Rheinland, Auction 190, Lot 452, March 2020

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #158 on: February 18, 2020, 02:27:55 pm »
#153

A new rev. variant for Elagabal

Elagabal, AD 218-222
AE 17, 2.80g, 16.66mm, 135°
obv. AV K M AVR - ANTWNINOC
       Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. NIKOPOLITWN PROC ICTRON (from upper right clockwise)
       Crescent with 3 stars, 2 on the horns, 1 in the center
ref. a) cf. AMNG I/1, 2037 (no picture to compare)
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018) No. 8.26.48.1 var. (different depiction)
coll. Hoeft

Same type as No. 8.26.48.1 lower coin. Deserves its own number.

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #159 on: March 01, 2020, 08:33:33 am »
#154

A correction for Severus

Septimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 17, 3.28g, 17.01mm
obv. AV K L C - CEVHROC
       Laureate head r.
rev. NIKOPOLIT PROC ICTRO
       Laurel wreath, dot in center
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) cf. Varbanov 2441
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018) No, 8.14.54.17 corr. (same dies, writes AV K L -, but
          depicted coin worn)
Marc R. Breitsprecher, Vcoins, February 2020

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #160 on: March 01, 2020, 08:44:15 am »
#155

A rev. legend variant for Diadumenian

Diadumenian, AD 217-218
AE 21, 6.06g, 180°
obv. K M OPPELI DIADOVMENIANOC
       Bust, draped and cuirassed, seen from before, bare-headed r.
 nnrev. NIKOPOLITW - N - PROC ICTRW
       Homonoia in long garment and mantle stg. frontal, head l., holding cornucopiae in l. arm
       and in extended r. hand patera
Ref.: a) AMNG I/1 1873 (like No. 2, Odessa)
         b) Varbanov 3618
         c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018) No. 8.25.36.18 var. (has ICTRWN)
Roma Numismatics, E-Sale 68, Lot 752, February 2020

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #161 on: March 01, 2020, 08:58:25 am »
#156

A rev. legend variant for Geta

Geta as Caesar, AD 198-209
AE 17, 2.14g
obv. L AVR KAI - GETAC
       Bust, draped, bare-headed, r.
rev. NIKOPOLITWN PROC IC
       Eagle with open wings, stg. frontal, head with wreath in beak rurned r.
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1643 (1 ex., Berlin)
      b) Varbanov 3249 var. (has bare head)
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018) No. 8.22.1.7 var. (has PROC ICTR)
savoca-coins, Ebay, February 2018

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #162 on: March 01, 2020, 09:09:47 am »
#157

A new rev. variant and a new die combination for Caracalla

Caracalla, AD 198-217
AE 28, 12.25g, 27.68mm, 210°
struck under governor Aurelius Gallus
obv. AV K M AVR - ANTWNINO-C
       Laureate head r.
rev. VP AVR GALLOV NIKOPOLI. / PROC IC
       Tetrastyle temple with cult statue within (Asklepios?)
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) not in Hristova/Hoeft/Hoeft (2018):
          rev. No. 8.18.46.6 var. (has NIKOPOLIT)
          obv. e.g. No. 8.18.1.3 (same die)
coll. Hoeft

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #163 on: March 01, 2020, 09:19:07 am »
#158

A new die combination for Caracalla

Caracalla as Caesar, AD 195-198
AE 15, 2.96g, 15.27mm, 30°
obv. M AV KAI - [ANTWNNO] (read from outwards)
       Bust, draped and cuirassed, bare-head, r.
rev. NIKOPOLIT - PROC ICTR
       Homonoia, wearing kalathos, stg. frontal, headc l., holding cornucopiae in l. arm and
       patera in extended r. hand
ref. a) AMNG I/1, 1500
      b) not in Varbanov:
          #2960 (rev. only)
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. No. 8.18.36.7 (same die)
          obv. e,g. No. 8.18.1.28 (same die)
coll. Hoeft

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #164 on: March 09, 2020, 02:16:31 pm »
#159

A new rev. legend for Caracalla

Caracalla, AD 198-217
AE 26, 10.34g, 240°
struck under governor Ovinius Tertullus
obv. AV K.M.AVR - ANTWNINOC
Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. VP OOV TERTVLLOV NIKOPO / PROC IC
       Zeus in himation enthroned l., resting with raised l. hand on long sceptre and holding in
       extended r. hand patera
ref. a) not in AMNG:
          cf. AMNG I/1, 1516 (For the type only)
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. No, 8.18.1.9 var. (has VPA OOVI TERTVLLOV NIKOPOLITWN)
          obv. e.g. No. 8.18.1.9
      probably unpublished
Triskeles, VAuctions 25, Lot 260, September 2018

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #165 on: March 12, 2020, 03:46:39 pm »
#160

A new die combination for Commodus

Commodus, AD 177-192
AE 17, 2.11g
obv. AVT KAI - KOMODO
       Laureate head r.
rev. NEI - KOPO - LI PROC ICCT
      Apollo, nude, stg, frontal, chlamys over l.. shoulder, head l., holding in extended r. hand
      branch
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov  
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. No. 8.10.7.1 corr. (same dies, writes NIKOPO - L)
          obv. e.g. No. 8.10.38.18 (same die)
coll. Hoeft

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #166 on: March 16, 2020, 07:55:48 am »
#161

A new die combination for Severus

Septimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 28, 14.49mm, 210°
struck under governor Aurelius Gallus
obv. AVT L CEPT.- CEVEROC P
       Laureate head r.
rev. VP AV GALLOV - NIKOPOLITWN / PROC I.
      Herakles, nude, stg. frontal, head r., lion's skin over l. arm, resting with r. hand on club
      and holding in extended l. hand the apples
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) cf. Varbanov 2613 (has CEPTI)
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. No. 8.14.14.8 (same die)
          obv. e,g, No. 8.14.1.39 (same die)
London Ancient Coins, Vcoins, March 2020

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #167 on: March 16, 2020, 08:04:50 am »
#162

A new die combination and a rev. legend variant for Macrinus

Macrinus, AD 217-218
AE 28, 15.75g, 27.91mm, 0°
struck under governor Statius Longinus
obv. AV K OPPEL CEOV - HROC MAKRINOC
       Laureate head r.
rev. VP CTATI LONG - INOV [NIKOPOLI] / [T]WN PROC I / CTRW
       Youthful mountain god (Haimos?), nude except for a hip dress falling from the left
       shoulder, std. l. on a rock, resting with l. hand on rock and holding in raised r. hand    
       branch
ref. a) not in AMNG:
          cf. AMNG I/1, 1765 (for the type only)
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. No. 8.23.43.5 var. (has NIKOPOLITWN / PROC ICT / RW)
          obv. e.g. No.8.23.43.9 (same die)
coll. Hoeft

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #168 on: March 16, 2020, 12:20:32 pm »
#163

A correction for Plautilla

Plautilla, AD 202-205
AE 25, 13.44g, 60°
obv. FOVL PLAU - TILLA CEB
       Bust, draped, r.
rev. VP AVR GALLOV N - IKOPOLITWN / PROC I
       Emperor (Caracalla) in military cloak, chlamys over shoulders, stg. frontal, head l., resting with raised l. hand on reversed 
       spear and holding in extended r. hand patera
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018) No. 8.21.34.3 corr. (writes "holding globe(?) and "N-IKOPOLITW", but depicted coin very worn)
VAuctions Triskeles Sales 31, Lot 94, March 2020

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #169 on: March 22, 2020, 06:36:12 am »
#164

A new die combination for Caracalla

Caracalla, AD 198-217
AE 15, 3.34g
obv. AV KEC - [ANTWN]
       Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. NIKOPO - PROC IC / TRON
       Tetrastyle temple, within statue of Asklepios(?)
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. No. 8.18.46.12 (same die)
          obv. e.g. No. 8.18.10.15
coll. Hoeft

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #170 on: March 22, 2020, 08:06:17 am »
#165

A correction for Commodus

Commodus, AD 177-92
AE 27, 12.04g, 27.36mm, 180°
struck under governor Caecilius Servilianus
obv. AV-T KAI MAR AVRH - KOMODOC
       Laureate head r.
rev. NEIKOP PRC - I-CT HGEM KAIK C-ERBIL
      Zeus enthroned r., resting with raised l. hand on long sceptre and holding in extended l. hand patera; at his feet the eagle stg. l., head r.
ref. a) not in AMNG:
          cf. AMG I/1, 1230 (for the type only)
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018) No. 8.10.1.17 corr. (same dies, writes PROC instead of
          PRC)
coll. Hoeft

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #171 on: March 22, 2020, 08:10:33 am »
#166

A completely new type for Caracalla

Caracalla as Caesar, AD 195-198
AE 17, 3.34g
obv. M AVR KA - ANTWNIN
       Bust, draped and cuirassed, bare-headed, r.
rev. NIKOPOLI - PROC ICT
       Herakles Farnese, nude, lion's skin over l. arm, stg. frontal, head r., r. hand behind back,
       resting with l. hand on club set on rocks
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018);
          rev. No. 8.14.14.17 var. (for Severus, has ICTR)
          obv. e.g. No, 8.18.8.9
       probably unpublished
coll. Hoeft

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #172 on: March 26, 2020, 05:33:48 am »
#167

A new die combination for Severus

Septimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 16, 2.76g, 16.11mm, 30°
obv. AV K L C - CEVHROC
       Bust, draped and cuirassed, laureate, r.
rev. NIKOPOLI - PROC IC
      Torch, entwined by snake, head r.; on both sides grain ears hanging down
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) not in Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. No. 8.14.47.26 (same die)
          obv. e.g. No. 8.14.47.27 (same die)
coll. Hoeft

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #173 on: April 08, 2020, 04:30:30 am »
#168

 A rev. legend variant for Severus

Septimius Severus, AD 193-211
AE 17, 2.28g, 17.34mm, 225°
obv. AV KAI - CEVHROC
       Laureate head r.
rev. NIKOPOLI - PROC ICTR.
       Apollo (Bonus Eventus?), nude, stg. frontal, head l., holding branch in lowered l. hand and
       patera in extended r. hand
ref.: a) AMNG I/1, 1357 (1 Ex., Löbbecke)
       b) Varbanov 2313
       c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018) No. 8.14.7.6 var. (same dies, has ICTRO)
coll. Hoeft

The coin shown in the centre seems to have ICTR. too.

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Re: Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov, Nikopolis Addenda #7
« Reply #174 on: April 08, 2020, 04:36:44 am »
#169

A new rev. die and a new obv.die for this type of Commodus

Commodus, AD 177-192
AE 17, 2.79g, 17.16mm, 210°
obv. AVTO M AV - KOMODOC
       Laureate head r.
rev. NEIKOPOLEI - PROC CICT
       Eagle with open wings stg. frontal on thunderbolt, head r.
ref. a) not in AMNG
      b) not in Varbanov
      c) Hristova-Hoeft-Jekov (2018):
          rev. No. 8.10.1.22 var. (has NIKOPOLI PROC ICCTRO)
          obv. e.g. No. 8.10.16.2 (same die)
       unpublished
coll. Hoeft

AVTO M AV KOMODOC is a very rare obv. legend

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