Mikhail Abramzon


Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University

Institute of History, Philology and Foreign Languages

38, Lenin street, Magnitogorsk, 455000, Chelyabinsk Region, Russia


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  • 1978 -1983   Magnitogorsk State Pedagogical Institute, Major: Art and Drawing, Art Criticism
  • 1986-1990   Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical Institute, Major: History and Social Studies
  • 1990-1992   Lenin Moscow State Pedagogical University (postgraduate study), Major: Ancient History
  • 1993 Awarded an academic degree of the Candidate of Historical Sciences (PhD)
  • 1996 Awarded an academic degree of the Doctor of Historical Sciences
  • 1997 Awarded an academic rank of the Professor



  • Trans-Urals Bronze Age Settlements
  • The North Pontic Region (Olbia, Phanagoria, Gorgippia, Eastern Crimea)
  • Northern Kazakhstan
  • Greece

Leadership and participation in projects:

  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research
  • Russian Fund of Humanitarian Research
  • Russian-French project CNRS (1997-2000)
  • Russian-Abkhazian project (2000-2002)
  • Russian-Swedish project (2010-2015)

Lectures (guest professor) given at:

  • Messina University
  • Göttingen University
  • Danish National Museum
  • Danish Archaeological Institute

Foreign scholarships and grants

  • École française d’Athènes (EfA) – 2000
  • Deutsches Archäologisches Institut (DAI) – 2015


  • Ancient History
  • Classical Archaeology
  • The North Pontic Region in the Antiquity
  • Ancient Numismatics

Course Titles:

  • Ancient History.
  • Archaeology.
  • Ancient Numismatics.

PhD students:

  • Four PhD students defended their theses for an academic degree of the Candidate of Historical Sciences (PhD)


  1. Abramzon M.G., Gorlov Ju.V. 1997. Two Staters of Philip III Arrhidaeus Found in Phanagoreia, Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 3.2, 129‒132.
  2. Abramzon M.G., Maslennikov A.A. 1999. Gold coins of Theodosius II from the East Crimea, Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 5.3, 207-213.
  3. Müller Chr., Abramzon M., Fouache É., Gaibov V., Gorlov Yu., Porotov A. 1999. Péninsule de Taman (Russie méridionale), Bulletinde Correspondance Hellénique 123, 589-598.
  4. Müller Chr., Abramov A., Abramzon M., Alexeieva E., Bezruchenko I., Gorlov Yu., Efimov A., Kuznetsov V., Maslennikov A., Malyshev A., Savostina E., Tolstikov V., Zavoikin A. 2000. Chronigue des fouilles et déscouvertes archéologiques dans le Bosphore cimmérien (mer Noire septentrionale), Bulletin de Correspondance Hellénique 124, 701-751.
  5. Abramzon M.G., Frolova N.A. 2001. А Hoard of Bosporan Gold Staters of the 2nd Century AD from the City-Site Krasnobatereinoye, Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 7. 3-4, 169-184.
  6. Abramzon M.G., Frolova N.A., Gorlov Yu.V. 2001. А Hoard of Bosporan Gold Staters of the 2nd and the 3rd Centuries AD from the Village of Kazanskaya, Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 7. 3-4, 185-193.
  7. Abramzon M.G., Frolova N.A., Gorlov Yu.V. 2001. Two Hoards of Bosporan Coins, Revue Numismatique 157, 287-303.
  8. Abramzon M. 2001. The Motif of Struggle against Tribes of European Sarmatia and Scythia on Roman Imperial Coinage, in: G.R. Tsetskhladze (ed.), North Pontic Archaeology. Recent Discoveries and Studies (Colloquia Pontica 6), Leiden-Boston-Köln, 423-433.
  9. Abramzon M.G., 2002. The “Coronation Coin” of the Thracian King Rhoemetalces III, TAΛANTA. Proceedings of the Dutch Archaeological and Historical Society. Vol. XXXII-XXXIII. Amsterdam, 239-242.
  10. Abramzon M.G. 2003. The Gerzeul Hoard of Coins of Caesarea of Cappadocia (in the Museum of Abkhazia), Revue Numismatique 159, 243-256.
  11. Abramzon M.G. 2003. The hoard of silver coins of the 6th-4th centuries B.C. from Tyramba (the Taman peninsula), XIII Cogresso Internacional de Numismatica. Abstracts of Papers. Madrid, 25.
  12. Abramzon M.G. 2004. Ancient Gold Coins in the Abkhazian State Museum, Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia10. 1-2, 35-46.
  13. Abramzon M., Frolova N. 2004. The Hoard of Silver Coins of the 6th-4th Centuries BC from the Taman Peninsula, Revue Numismatigue 160, 27-48.
  14. Abramzon M. 2007. Gold and Silver Greek Coins of the 5th-2nd centuries BC found in Dioscurias (the Abkhazian Museum), Античнитецивилицациииморето (Acta Musei Varnaensis. Vol. V). Varna, 159-175.
  15. Abramzon M., Frolova N. 2007. Le trésor de Myrmekion de statères cyzicènes, Revue Numismatique 163, 15‒44.
  16. Abramzon M. 2008. The 1961 Kerch Hoard of Bronze Coins and Some Chronological Problems of the Bosporan Coinage of the 1st century BC, Нумизматични, сфрагистичнииепиграфскиприносикъмисториятанаЧерноморскотоКрайбрежие(Acta Musei Varnaensis. Vol. VII-1). Varna, 136-148.
  17. Abramzon M. 2011. The Roman and Early Byzantine Coins from the 1988, 2005‒2010 excavations at Phanagoria, in: N. Povalahev, V. Kuznetsov (Hrsg), Phanagoreia, KimmerischerBosporos, PontosEuxeinos (Altertümer Phanagoreias. Bd. 1). Göttingen, 251‒274.
  18. Abramzon M., Kuznetsov V. 2011. The Phanagorian revolt against Mithridates VI Eupator (numismatic evidence), in: N. Povalahev, V. Kuznetsov (Hrsg.), Phanagoreia und seine historische Umwelt (Altertümer Phanagoreias. Bd. 2). Göttingen, 15‒90.
  19. Abramzon M., Kuznetsov V. 2011. The Rebellion in Phanagoria in 63 BC (New Numismatic Evidence), Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 17, 75‒110.
  20. Abramzon M.G., Treister M.Y., Vinokurov N.I. 2012. Two Hoards of Coins and Jewellery Items from the Time of the Roman-Bosporan War of AD 45-49 from the Site of Artezian, Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 18.2, 207-278.
  21. Abramzon M. 2012. A hoard of bronze Pontic and Bosporan coins of the reign of Mithradates VI from Phanagoria, 2007, in: G.R. Tsetskhladze (ed.), The Black Sea, Paphlagonia, Pontus and Phrygia in Antiquity. Aspects of archaeology and ancient history (British Archaeological Reports Series 2432). Oxford, 1–8.
  22. Abramzon M., Kuznetsov V. 2014. A Hoard of 4th – 1st centuries BC from Phanagoria, in: N. Povalahev (Hrsg.),PhanagoreiaunddarüberhinausFestschriftfürVladimirKuznetsov(Altertümer Phanagoreias. Bd 3).Göttinen, 139‒192.
  23. Abramzon M., Karpov D., Sudarev N. 2015. An Asander’s Gold Stater with Magic Graffito and a Labrys from the Settlement Tsemesskaya Roscha: Evidence for Sacrifice, Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia21, 1-22.

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