Province Northern Black Sea
City Kingdom of the Bosporus 
Region Bosporus
Reign Aspurgus
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head (of Augustus? or Tiberius?), r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑΡ ΕΙΤ
Reverse design male head, r.;

Coin no. 1 of RPC I, 1884

 

Reference Artezian, Crimea: Mikhail Abramzon, ‘Gold Staters of Aspurgus and MithridatesIII and New Complexes with Coins and Jewellery Items from the ArtezianSettlement’, Ancient Civilizations fromScythia to Siberia 23 (2017), pp. 1–41, at 25, fig. 1; see p. 27 for other specimens (a total of five, including this and /2).
Diameter 19
Weight 7.90
Axis
Note
Addition Additional coin (post publication)