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Ancient Coinage of Thrace, Chersonesos

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Anokhin 157varChersonesos Taurica, Black Sea. AE 13mm. Head of Artemis right, quiver behind / XEP above bull standing left. Anokhin 157 var; Shonov 52 var.TextImage
Anokhin 248varTauric Chersonesos, Chersonesos. 25/4 BC – AD 134. AV Stater 20mm, 7.64 g. Dated Year 119 (95 AD). XEPCONEITWN, Diademed and draped bust left; sceptre before / Artemis advancing right, holding bow and arrow, preparing to cast spear; monogram to left, PI-Q (date) across lower field. Anokhin, Chersonesos 248-9 var. (date & legend); Zograph pl. XXXVII, 13-5 var. (same).TextImage
Anokhin 254Chersonesos, Thrace. AE. X-ERCO.., 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, Black Sea, Thrace. AE18. CER beneath Artemis right, kneeling on one knee on a stag's back, wielding spear / ELEU-QERAC above and beneath bull standing right. Anokhin 282; Tavricheskogo 128.TextImage
Anokhin 782Chersonesos, Tauric Chersonesos, Thrace, AE19, Ca. 190-180 BC. 4.38 g. Magistrate Agasikl–. Laureate head of Artemis right, bow and quiver over shoulder / CER AGASI.. above and beneath bull butting left. Anokhin 782; SNG BM Black Sea 806-807.TextImage
BMC 57Thracian Chersonesos ca 350 BC. AE12 mm, 1.45 gr. Helmeted head of Athena right / XER, barley corn. BMC 3 (Tauric Chersonese..) 57.TextImage
SNG BM 754cfTauric Chersonesos, Chersonesos. 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 / CER MOIPIOS to right and beneath of stag standing right. BMC Black Sea 819; BMC 3; Jameson 323, 1358. Struck on an earlier drachm of Chersonesus.TextImage
SNGCop 7Tauric Chersonese, Chersonesos. ca 350-300 BC. AE 21mm. Artemis Parthenos, holding torch in right hand, driving galloping quadriga right; trace of a letter above / XEP, warrior, nude except for a peaked hat, crouching right behind a large round shield, holding a spear pointed forwards. SNG BMC 734. TextImage
SNGCop 16Cherronesos, Imperial times, AE21. XEP C, Asklepios standing right looking back, holding serpent-staff / ELE VTEPAC, Salus standing right, feeding snake held in arms. TextImage
Sear #1667Tauric Chersonese, Chersonesus, Thrace, AE21, (7.09g) 4th to 3rd century BC, Artemis Parthenos kneeling right, holding bow and arrow. / ISTIEIP Griffin bounding left, XEP below. TextObvRev
Sear #1668Thrace, Chersonesos. ca 250 BC. AE 20mm. XEP, 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; DIAGORA & bow below. SNG BMC 769, SNG Cop 9.
(2 examples)
Entry for Chersonese in Moushmov Online
See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Chersonesos
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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