RPC II, 492A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 492A
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Sarmatia
City Olbia
Reign Pharzoios
Person (obv.) Pharzoios (king)
Obverse inscription
Obverse design diademed head of Pharzoius, right
Reverse inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΦΑΡΖΟΙΟΥ ΟΛ
Reverse design eagle with spread wings on tamga, right; in right field, Σ over monogram
Metal gold
Average diameter 18 mm
Axis 12
Reference Zograph pl. XXXIII,24
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Note Pharzoius' coinage was omitted in RPC I (p. 335) because the dating of this king is unsure, but Zograph (pp. 211–14) has suggested that he ruled in Flavian times.
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Roma Numismatics XIX, 26 Mar. 2020, lot 86 = Stancomb SNG 930 = Leu 45, 26 May 1988, lot 189