1 March 2022

A war endangers both human lives and cultural heritage.

Our coin the month features an electrum coin of Cyzicus. One of the most important collections of these coins—including the famous Orlovka hoard, discovered in 1967—is in the Odessa Archaeological Museum, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

 Among them is the famous treasure of Cyzicenes, which was discovered in Orlovka in 1967.

Author: Ulrike Peter