Ancient Coinage of Pontos, Phanagoreia


[Anokhin 194]
Phanagoria or Phanagoreia, on the Taman Peninsula, just east across the water from the Tauric Chersonese, in Pontos (or Bosporus).

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Anokhin 194Phanagoreia, Pontos AE21 Tetrachalkon. ca 105-90 BC. Bust of Artemis right, draped, bow & quiver at shoulder / ΦANAΓO-ΡITΩN, forepart of stag reclining left. MacDonald 166/1. TextImage
Anokhin 207Phanagoria, Pontos-Thrace, AE29 struck under Mithradates VI, 121-63 BC. Head of MÍn right, wearing Phrygian cap / ΦANAΓOΡITΩN, Dionysos, wearing short chiton, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Anokhin 207; Hermitage 27.412.TextImage
Anokhin 207
Modern fake
MODERN FAKE: Phanagoria, Pontos-Thrace, AE29 struck under Mithradates VI, 121-63 BC. Head of MÍn right, wearing Phrygian cap highly decorated with laurels and flowers / ΦANAΓOΡITΩN, Dionysos, wearing short chiton, standing left, holding bunch of grapes and thyrsos, panther at foot left. Modern fake of Anokhin 207; Hermitage 27.412.TextImage
SNG BMC 997Phanagoreia, Pontos. Circa 100-75 BC. Billon Didrachm. Wreathed head of Dionysos right / ΦANA-ΓOΡI-TΩN in three lines within an ivy wreath; monogram above. SNG Stancomb 625. TextImage
SNG BMC 998vPhanagoreia, Pontos. Late 2nd-Mid 1st Century BC. AR Drachm. Laureate bust of Apollo right / Thyrsos; monogram to left. TextImage
SNG BMC 1000Phanagoria, Pontus, AE22 tetrachalkon. 105-90 BC. Head of Artemis right in pointed cap, bow and quiver at shoulder / ΦANAΓOΡITΩN beneath stag recumbent left. BMC Black Sea 1000-1003; MacDonald 166.TextImage
Sear #3615Phanagoreia, Pontos, 3rd Century BC, AE14. Bearded head of Pan left, wreathed with ivy / ΦA beneath bow & arrow. TextImage
See also: History and Archaeology of Phanagoria (pdf) by V.D. Kuznetsov
Entry for Phanagoreia on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Phanagoria in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Phanagoreia at AsiaMinorCoins.com
Search for Phanagoria in the ANS Database

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