RPC I, 1912


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1912
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Cotys I
Person (obv.) Claudius (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Britannicus (Caesar)
Issue Year ΒΜΤ = 342
Dating AD 45
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head (Claudius?), right
Reverse inscription ΒΑΚ ΒΜΤ
Reverse design bare head (Britannicus?), right
Metal gold
Average diameter 18 mm
Reference A. Bertier-Delagarde, Numismaticeskij Sbornik 11 (1913), p. 105, 103
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note A silver 'drachm' of this type in P (P 128, 3.47 g: published by A. Dieudonné, RN, 1900, pp. 132-3, no. 16, and PI. IV.19) is probably a modern forgery

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L BMC 1
2 2     Private coll.