RPC I, 1900

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume I
Number 1900
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Aspurgus
Person (obv.) Uncertain
Issue Year ΓΛΤ = 333
Dating AD 36
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head (of Augustus? or Tiberius?), r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑΡ ΓΛΤ
Reverse design male head, r.;
Metal Gold
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 7.87 g
Reference N.A. Frolova, Vestnik Drevnei Istorii I(Moscow, 1979), pp. 139–47
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Artezian, Crimea: see Mikhail Abramzon, ‘Gold Staters of Aspurgus and Mithridates III and New Complexes with Coins and Jewellery Items from the Artezian Settlement’, Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 23 (2017), pp. 1–41, p. 22 fig. 5; p. 28–9 for other specimens (a total of 7, including this one, but not /3 and /4)
2     Artezian, Crimea: see Mikhail Abramzon, ‘Gold Staters of Aspurgus and Mithridates III and New Complexes with Coins and Jewellery Items from the Artezian Settlement’, Ancient Civilizations from Scythia to Siberia 23 (2017), pp. 1–41, p. 22 fig. 6.
3     Gorny & Mosch 155, 5 Mar. 2007, lot 197 = CNG coin 787296
4     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 164, 17 Mar. 2008, lot 291