New contributions to the study of the countermarking of coins in the area of the West Pontic poleis (3rd1st c. B.C.)
Author: Stavri Topalov. Language: 
Bulgarian, English


Table of contents


1. Early round countermark of Apollonia Pontica “anchor” on bronze coins of Lysimachus “male head with Thrace-Phrygian helmet (head of Lysimachus)  trophy” [in Bulgarian]

2. A new view on the order of the introduction of the earliest countermarks of Apollonia Pontica [in Bulgarian]

3. Information about the political and economic situation of Apollonia Pontica during the time of Lysimachus presented on a bronze coin [in Bulgarian]

4. Round countermark “cornucopia” of Odessos, used by the city mint during the third quarter of the 3rd c. B.C. [in Bulgarian]

5. Early countermark “Corinthian crested helmet in profile l.” of Messambria Pontica [in Bulgarian]

6. Countermarking and overstriking of coins in the Odessos mint (3rd1st c. B.C.) [in Bulgarian]

7. To which West Pontic polis belonged the countermark “screech owl” used in the 3rd c. B.C. [in Bulgarian]

8. The beginning of the coin minting and of countermarking coins in Kabyle according to the studies connected with the restoration of autonomous coinage and the introduction of countermarks in the area of the West Pontic poleis during the 3rd c. B.C. [in Bulgarian]

9. The coins of Messambria Pontica of the type “Head of veiled city goddess and turreted crown - M/E/S/A and the reason for countermarking them in the city mint in the middle of the 1st c. B.C. [in Bulgarian]

10. The countermark “Bunch of grapes” of Messambria of the late 1st c. B.C.  early 1st c. A.D. [in Bulgarian]

11. New data on the countermarking of Apollonia Pontica’s coins in the middle of 1st c. B.C. [in Bulgarian]

12. The countermarking of coins in the poleis in the area of the West Pontic coast in the 3rd1st c. B C. [in Bulgarian]

13. The countermarking of coins in the poleis of the West Pontic coast (3rd1st c. B.C.) [in English]

Catlogue of the countermarks and the types of countermarked coins in the area of the West Pontic poleis (3rd1st c. B.C.) [in English and in Bulgarian]



Нови приноси към проучване контрамаркирането на монети в района на западнопонтийските градове през III–I в. пр. н.е.

Publisher Nasko-1701
Language Bulgarian, English
Pages 256
Illustrations b/w figures
Binding hardback
ISBN 954-8556-15-4
Creation date 2002
Size 14 х 22 cm

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