RPC III, 879


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume III
Number 879
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Cotys II
Person (obv.) Cotys II (king)
Person (rev.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Year ΑΚY (421)
Dating AD 124/5
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕⲰϹ ΚΟΤΥΟϹ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Cotys II, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΚΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Hadrian, r.
Metal Gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Reference Anokhin 472
Specimens 5 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –4     Frolova Coinage, p. 134 and pl. XV, 10–11; Frolova Monetnoe p. 265 and pl. LI, 10–11
5 5     ✸ UBS Gold and Numismatics 78, 9 Sept. 2008, lot 1047