RPC III, 888


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume III
Number 888
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Cotys II
Person (obv.) Kotys II (king)
Person (rev.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Year ΗΚY (428)
Dating AD 131/2
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΚΟΤΥΟϹ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Kotys II, right; in front, club
Reverse inscription ΗΚΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right
Metal gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Reference Anokhin 478a
Specimens 7 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 169 Frolova Coinage, pp. 135–136 and pl. XV, 28
2 2 –6     Frolova Coinage, pp. 135–136 and pl. XV, 27, 29–32
7 7     ✸ Bowers and Ponterio 173, 8 Jan. 2013, lot 185