RPC I, 1909


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1909
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Mithridates
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜΙΘΡΙΔΑΤΟΥ, ΗΛΤ
Reverse design Nike advancing, l., with wreath and palm
Metal Gold
Average diameter 21 mm
Average weight 7.89 g
Axis 12
Reference A. Bertier-Delagarde, Numis­maticeskij Sbornik II (1913), p. 105, 99
Specimens 4
Note only one specimen known; another in NY

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     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. 22 fi7. 8; p. 30 for other specimens (a total of 3, including this one)
2     Roma Numismatics XIX, 26 Mar. 2020, lot 129 (ex Stancomb coll.)
3     ✸ NAC 106, 9 May 2018, lot 887
4     NY: 1944.100.41001