Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum, Bulgaria. Numismatic Museum Ruse Collection. Thrace & Moesia Inferior. Volume 2: Apollonia Pontica


   The second volume of Bulgarian SNG presents one of the finest collections of coins of Apollonia Pontica  one of the most important Greek colonies on the western Black Sea coast. The collection consists of 550 specimens, including: bronze arrowhead coins from 6th5th c. BC, silver and bronze civic coins from the period 5th1st c. BC, as well as Roman provincial coins. Almost all known coin types and denominations, as well as some unpublished variants are attested. The collection includes parts of two exceptionally interesting and scholarly important hoards of silver coins  one consisting only of rare tetradrachms of Apollonia (30 coins)  the other of diobols of Apollonia (31 coins) and diobols of Mesembria (35 coins).


Table of contents


The coinage of Apollonia Pontica: A brief introduction

Apollonia Pontica  short historical notes

The coinage

General characteristics

Cast arrowhead coinage

“Rosette” coinage

“Swastika” coinage

“Gorgoneion” coinage

“Apollo” coinage



Weight standard


Roman provincial coinage





Publisher Bobokov Bros. Foundation
Language English
Pages 128
Illustrations b/w and color figures, maps
Binding hardback
ISBN 978-954-9460-06-3
Creation date 2017
Size 21 x 29 cm

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