RPC I, 1901



Coin type
Volume I
Number 1901
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Aspurgos
Person (obv.) Uncertain
Issue Year ΔΛΤ = 334
Dating AD 37
Obverse inscription
Obverse design bare head (of Augustus? or Tiberius?), right
Reverse inscription ΒΑΡ ΔΛΤ
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 5
2 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. 7; pp. 29–30 for other specimens (a total of 2, including this one)