RPC I, 1889

 

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1889
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Aspurgus
Person (obv.) Uncertain
Issue Year ΑΚΤ = 321
Dating AD 24
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head (of Augustus? or Tiberius?), right
Reverse inscription ΒΑΡ ΑΚΤ
Reverse design male head, right;
Metal gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference N.A. Frolova, Vestnik Drevnei Istorii I(Moscow, 1979), pp. 139–47
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L BMC 1
2 2     Artezian, Crimea: see 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, p. 25 fig. 3; p. 28 for other specimens (a total of perhaps 4 including this one)