Ancient Coinage of Chersonesos, Thrace

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Anokhin 157 varChersonesos, Thrace. AE 13mm. Head of Artemis right, quiver behind / XEΡ above bull standing left. Anokhin 157 var; Shonov 52 var.TextImage
Anokhin 248varChersonesos, Thrace. 25 BC – AD 134. AV Stater 20mm, 7.64 g. Dated Year 119 (95 AD). XEΡCONEITΩN, Diademed and draped bust left; sceptre before / Artemis advancing right, holding bow and arrow, preparing to cast spear; monogram to left, ΠI-Θ (date) across lower field. Anokhin, Chersonesos 248-9 var. (date & legend); Zograph pl. XXXVII, 13-5 var. (same).TextImage
Anokhin 254Chersonesos, Thrace. AE. XEΡCO.., Diademed, male head right / Artemis standing right, holding spear in raised right hand, bow in lowered left. cf Shonov 82; cf Anokhin, Chersonesos 254.TextImage
Anokhin 282Chersonesos, Thrace. AE18. XEΡ beneath Artemis right, kneeling on one knee on a stag's back, wielding spear / EΛEY-ΘEΡAC above and beneath bull standing right. Anokhin 282; Tavricheskogo 128.TextImage
Anokhin 284Chersonesos, Thrace. AE20, semi-autonomous issue. AD 212-222. EΛEVΘEΡAC, Asklepios standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff / XEΡCONHCOV, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms. Anokhin 284; Berlin 31; Mionnet Supp II, 24.TextImage
Anokhin 782Chersonesos, Thrace, AE19, Ca. 190-180 BC. 4.38 g. Magistrate Agasikl–. Laureate head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / XEΡ AΓAΣI.. above and beneath bull butting left. Anokhin 782; SNG BM Black Sea 806-807.TextImage
BMC 57Chersonesos, Thrace ca 350 BC. AE12 mm, 1.45 gr. Helmeted head of Athena right / XEΡ, barley corn. BMC 3 (Tauric Chersonese..) 57.TextImage
SNG BM 754cfChersonesos, Thrace. Late 4th-early 3rd centuries BC. AE23mm. 9.72 g. Pa-, magistrate. Artemis Parthenos kneeling right, holding arrow and bow; PA behind head / Griffin springing left. SNG BM Black Sea 754-60 var. (magistrate).TextImage
SNG BMC 819Chersonesus, Thrace, 2nd-1st C. BC, AR Drachm. 3.97 g. Turreted head of Artemis right, bow and quiver at shoulder / XEΡ MOIΠIOΣ to right and beneath stag standing right. BMC Black Sea 819; BMC 3; Jameson 323, 1358. Struck on an earlier drachm of Chersonesus.TextImage
SNG Cop 7Chersonesos, Thrace. ca 350-300 BC. AE 21mm. Artemis Parthenos, holding torch in right hand, driving galloping quadriga right; trace of a letter above / XEΡ, warrior, nude except for a peaked hat, crouching right behind a large round shield, holding a spear pointed forwards. SNG BMC 734. TextImage
SNG Cop 16Chersonesos, Thrace, AE21, Imperial times. XEΡC, Asklepios standing front, looking left, leaning on serpent-entwined staff / EΛEYΘEΡAC, Hygieia standing right, feeding serpent in arms. Mionnet Supp II, 23. TextImage
Sear #1667Chersonesus, Thrace, AE21, (7.09g) 4th to 3rd century BC, Artemis Parthenos kneeling right, holding bow and arrow. / IΣTIEIΡ, Griffin bounding left, XEΡ below. TextObvRev
Sear #1668Chersonesos, Thrace. ca 250 BC. AE 20mm. XEΡ, Artemis Parthenos kneeling right on back of stag about to slay it, holding a bow in her left hand, dagger in right / Bull butting left on club; ΔIAΓOΡA and bow below. SNG BMC 769, SNG Cop 9.
(2 examples)
Entry for Chersonesos in Moushmov Online
See also: Entry for Thrace, Chersonesos on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Chersonesos in the RPC IV (Antonines) database at the Ashmolean Museum
Search for Chersonesos in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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