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ID:     PC1228
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BITHYNIA
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Maximinus I
Date Ruled:     AD 235-238
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Diassarion
Struck / Cast:     struck
Diameter:     25.1 mm
Weight:     6.59 g
Obverse Legend:     Γ IOV OVH MA-ZIMEINOC AVΓ
Obverse Description:     Laureate and draped bust right
Reverse Legend:     NIKA-IEWN (sic)
Reverse Description:     Asklepios standing, wearing himation, leaning on serpent-staff to left
Primary Reference:     Weiser 034 var
Reference2:     Mionette Sup 5, 813 var
Reference3:     Rec Gen -
Reference4:     BMC -
Photograph Credit:     Tom Mullally
Grade:     aVF
Notes:     Notice the W style omega, very rare at Nicaea.