RPC I, 1842

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1842
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Asander
Person (obv.) Asander (Archon)
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head of Asander, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΡΧΟΝΤΟΣ ΑΣΑΝΔΡΟΥ ΒΟΣΠΟΡΟΥ, ƐΤ Α (in field)
Reverse design Nike standing, l., on prow, with wreath and palm, mongram in field
Metal Gold
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 8.16 g
Axis 12
Reference A. Bertier-Delagarde, NumismaticeskijSbornik II (1913), p. 105, 12
Specimens 5
Note Year 4: it is arguable that Nawotka’s 3a (ΕΤ Δ) is actually ET A (as RPC 1842), though see Nawotka pp. 31, 41. Frolova et al. also read ET Δ, as does Leschhorn.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1949,0703.1 PCG Addenda 1
2     see K. V. Golenko, Chiron 5 (1975), 607, no. 460
3     Morton and Eden 86, 24 May 2017, lot 14 = CNG MBS 84, 5 May 2010, lot 575
4     CNG Triton XXIII, 14 Jan. 2020, lot 285
5     ✸ Rauch 73, 17 May 2004, lot 271