It was originally founded by Greeks from the cities of Phokaia and/or Miletos in circa 560 B.C. It was given the status of a free city under the Romans. Samsun is a city in northern Turkey, on the coast of the Black Sea, with a population of over 1 million.
Related AMISOS in PONTUS 105BC Mithradates VI the Great GORGON NIKE Greek Coin i67366
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