RPC I, 1885

 

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1885
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Aspurgus
Person (obv.) Uncertain
Issue Year ϚΙΤ = 316
Dating AD 19
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head (of Augustus? or Tiberius?), r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑΡ ϚΙΤ
Reverse design male head, r.;
Metal Gold
Average diameter 18 mm
Average weight 7.90 g
Reference N.A. Frolova, Vestnik Drevnei Istorii I(Moscow, 1979), pp. 139–47
Specimens 1

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. 2; see pp. 27–8 for other specimens (a total of three, including this one).