RPC I, 1866


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Coin type
Volume I
Number 1866
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Uncertain
Person (obv.) Augustus
Issue Year ΘΠΣ = 289
Dating 9 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head of Augustus, l.
Reverse inscription ΜΔ ΘΠΣ
Reverse design male head, r.
Metal Gold
Average diameter 17 mm
Reference N.A. Frolova, Vestnik Drevnei Istorii I(Moscow, 1979), pp. 139–47, MacDonald 251
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Künker 295, 25 Sept. 2017, lot 661 = Christie, Manson and Woods, 9 Oct. 1984, lot 233 = Grand Duc Mikhaïlovitch coll. = A. L. Bertier de la Garde, On the coinage ofthe rulers of the Cimmerian Bosporus based on monograms, Notes of the Odessa Society of History and Antiquities XXIX, 1911, p. 255, no. 35 and Pl. II, 35 = N. Frolova and S. Ireland, The Coinage of the Boporan Kingdom From the First Century BC to the Middle of the First Century AD, BAR Int. Series 1102, Oxford, 2003, p. 62, no. 1