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ID:     Severus_Nicaea_Asklepios
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BITHYNIA
City:     Nicaea
Issuer:     Septimius Severus
Date Ruled:     A.D. 193-211
Date Struck:     AD 193-211
Diameter:     20.5 mm
Weight:     5.63 g
Obverse Legend:     ΑΥ ΚΛ CΕΠ CΕΥΗΡΟC CEB
Obverse Description:     Laureate head, right
Reverse Legend:     ΝΙΚΑΙΕΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Asklepios standing facing, head left, holding serpent-staff.
Primary Reference:     Rec Gen 333
Notes:     Waddington/Babelon/Reinach, Recueil général des monnaies grecques d'Asie mineure, no. 333, citing a retouched specimen in Milan, AE 21 with illegible obverse legend.