Pantikapaion(?), Tauric Chersonesos, , c. 350 - 300 B.C.
This was minted with and without the Π on the . Although not discussed in the references reviewed by , we believe the Π on the indicates this coin was struck at Pantikapaion.GB90313. Bronze AE 10, Black Sea 727; 463; 607, 13, aVF, grainy, 1.182 g, maximum 10.0 mm, 0o, Pantikapaion(?) mint, c. 350 - 300 B.C.; right, mouth open; of six rays, Π − X−E−P between rays; $75.00 (€66.75)
, Thracian Chersonesos, 309 - 220 B.C.
was built by in 309 B.C., when he was preparing for the last struggle with his rivals; for the new city, being situated on the isthmus, commanded the road from Sestos to the and the mainland of . In order to obtain inhabitants for his new city, destroyed the neighboring town of Cardia, and settled the inhabitants of it and other Chersonesean cities here. made the capital of his kingdom, and it must have rapidly risen to great splendor and prosperity.GB90088. Bronze AE 19, 910, -, -, -, -, aF, 5.138 g, maximum 19.3 mm, 0o, Lysimacheia mint, 309 - 220 B.C.; laureate and turreted of right; ΛYΣIMAXEΩN, seated right, stalk of grain (control symbol) upper left; very ; $65.00 (€57.85)
Cherronesos, , c. 400 - 338 B.C.
Cherronesos is Greek for 'peninsula' and several cities used the name. The city in Thracian Chersonesos (the Gallipoli peninsula) that struck these coins is uncertain. The coins may have been struck at Cardia by the peninsula as a league, or perhaps they were struck by lost city on the peninsula named Cherronesos.SH58544. Silver
, 2415, 4117-4118, 830, VF, 2.318 g, maximum 13.2 mm, Cherronesos mint, c. 400 - 338 B.C.; forepart right, turned back left; quadripartite square, •VE ( ) and salamander in the sunk opposite quadrants; ex Imperial Coins, ; SOLD
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