The Coinage of the Scythian Kings in the West Pontic Area
Language: English


     The monograph represents a thorough study of coinages of the Scythian kings in the Northeastern Thrace (present-day Dobrudzha area). In total 1100 coins were analysed. All specimens are illustrated with colour photographs.


Table of contents



I. The Scythians in the West Pontic Area (A Brief Historical Introduction)

II. First Scythian Kingdom in Dobrudja. The Coinage of Ateas

III. Scythian Horseman (Ateas) on a Coin Issue of Dionysopolis

IV. Second Scythian Kingdom in Dobrudja. The Coinage of Tanousas, Kanites, Akrosas, Charaspes, Aelis and Sariakes

1. Relative Chronology of the Scythian Kings

2. Iconography

3. Die-Links and Comments on the Issues

4. Denominations

5. Countermarks and Overstrikes

6. Absolute Chronology

7. The Mint

8. Circulation

V. Modern Forgeries




Монетосеченето на скитските царе в района на Западния Понт

Publisher Bobokov Bros. Foundation
Language English
Pages 310
Illustrations color figures
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-954-9460-05-6
Creation date 2015
Size 21 x 29 cm

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