RPC I, 1884

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1884
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Aspurgus
Person (obv.) Uncertain
Issue Year ΕΙΤ = 315
Dating AD 18
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head (of Augustus? or Tiberius?), r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑΡ ΕΙΤ
Reverse design male head, r.;
Metal Gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.93 g
Reference N.A. Frolova, Vestnik Drevnei Istorii I(Moscow, 1979), pp. 139–47
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     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).
2     ✸ NAC 25, 25 June 2003, lot 355