Pantikapaion coins (c.350-300 B.C.)

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Pantikapaion coins (c.350-300 B.C.)

Post by alsadeekalsadouk on Fri Sep 18, 2015 2:10 pm

PANTIKAPAION (Kerch) Bosporus. Chief city and port of the Kimmerian Bosporus, founded by Greek colonists from Miletos in the late 7th-early 6th
The city was built on Mount Mithridat, a hill on the western side of the Cimmerian Bosporus. It was founded by Milesians in the late 7th or early 6th century BC. The ruins of the site are now located in the modern city Kerch
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Pantikapaion (c.350-300 B.C.), Gold Stater, 9.12g,. Head of bearded satyr facing, inclined slightly to the left, with long dishevelled hair and pointed horse’s ear. Rev. Π-A-N , winged griffin standing to left, with its horned head facing, its right forepaw raised, holding a spear in its jaws, a large grain-ear below on which the griffin stands
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