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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |Thrace & Moesia| > |Nikopolis| > RP92022
Geta, 209 - c. 26 December 211 A.D., Nikopolis ad Istrum, Moesia Inferior
A star or stars within a crescent with horns up probably represents a solar eclipse.
RP92022. Bronze assarion, H-H-J Nikopolis 8.22.48.4 (R2), Varbanov I 3218 (R3) var. (obv. leg.), AMNG I/I 1646 var. (another star below the crescent), SNG Cop -, BMC Thrace -, F, tight oval flan, small edge splits, Nicopolis ad Istrum (Nikyup, Bulgaria) mint, weight 3.018g, maximum diameter 18.4mm, die axis 180o, as caesar, 198 - 209 A.D.; obverse Λ AYP KAI ΓETAC, draped bust right; reverse NIKOΠOΛITΩN ΠPOC I, four stars and crescent with horns up, three stars above, one within, no star below; ex FORVM (2010); $32.00




  






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