Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 955A
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Chersonesus
Reign Trajan
Issue Year 145
Dating AD 121/1
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bust of Chersonas, left; in left field, serpent
Reverse inscription ΜΡ Ε
Reverse design maiden standing, left with bow and spear; in left field, monogram
Metal gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 5
Reference Anokhin —
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note ΜΡ Ε is a strange way of expressing 145, even at Chersonesus. The date might perhaps be 140 and the E stand for 'year'.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG 100.1, 7 Αug. 2015, lot 60