, Augusta 194 - 8 April 217 A.D., Nikopolis ad Istrum, Inferior
Nicopolis ad Istrum was founded by around 101-106, at the junction of the Iatrus (Yantra) and the Rositsa rivers, in memory of his over the . Its ruins are located at the village of Nikyup, 20 km of Veliko Tarnovo in northern Bulgaria. The town peaked during the reigns of , , the Antonines and the dynasty. In 447, Nicopolis was destroyed by Attila's Huns. In the 6th century, it was rebuilt as a powerful fortress enclosing little more than military buildings and churches, following a very common trend for the cities of that century in the Danube . It was finally destroyed by the Avar invasions at the end of the 6th century.RP90337. Bronze assarion,
220.127.116.11 (this coin, R4), I/I 1487, 2849 var. (CEBATH), 1040, -, -, VF, 3.421 g, maximum 16.9 mm, 45o, Nicopolis ad Istrum (Nikyup, Bulgaria) mint, 194 - 8 Apr 217 A.D.; IOYΛIA ∆OMNA CEBA, draped right; NIKOΠOΛIT ΠPOC ICTPON, with central pellet and eight rays each ending with a pellet; ex Ancients & Antiquities, the plate coin;
, Latin Crusader Rule, 12 April 1204 - 25 July 1261 A.D.
For 57 years after the crusader armies sacked the city, Constantinople was ruled by Latin princes. This coin is from the Balkan Hoard published in Un Trésor Balkanique de Monnaies Byzantines Et Latines Du XIIIème Siècle by Céderic . The of the emperor on the of this coin is enlarged on page 90.BZ84804.
Nagidos, , c. 380 - 360 B.C.
This is the plate coin.
Nagidos, a colony of Samos, was located in on a at the mouth of the Sini Cay (Bozyazi Dere) near modern Bozyazi in Mersin Province, Turkey. Nagidos minted coins with a grape cluster as a symbol of the city, some with both Greek and Aramaic inscriptions, and one bearing the name of the Persian Pharnabazus. Aphrodite appears most often on the coins, indicating her sanctuary was the most important in the city. Alexander the Great conquered in 133 B.C. After his death, briefly came under Seleucid rule. About 270 B.C., the Ptolemaic Empire conquered . When the city of Arsinoe was founded on land claimed by Nagidos, the Nagidians refused to recognize the settlers. To resolve the dispute, Nagidos was designated as the mother city and the citizens of both shared a single citizenship. came under Seleucid rule in 197 B.C. Nagidos was abandoned in the middle of the second century B.C., possibly due to attacks by the Cilician pirates.SH13725. Silver
, supplement 1 (this coin), 179, cf. 24, 21 (similar, different controls), aEF, fantastic rainbow , flat strike on faces, 10.694 g, maximum 24.3 mm, 0o, Nagidos (Bozyazi, Turkey) mint, c. 365 B.C.; Aphrodite enthroned left, in outstretched right, standing behind; NAΓI∆IKΩN, Dionysos standing left, bunch of vine with bunch of grapes in right, in left, left; SOLD
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