RPC III, 892



Coin type
Volume III
Number 892
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Cotys II
Person (obv.) Kotys II (king)
Issue Bronze: First group
Dating AD 123/4
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΚΟΤΥΟϹ
Obverse design curule chair with wreath upon it; in left field, shield with spear; in r .field, sceptre with king’s head at top
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Reference Frolova Coinage, pp. 136–137. 1; Frolova Monetnoe p. 268. 1; Anokhin 482
Specimens 8 (0 in the core collections)
Note Average weight of 892-895: 8.86 g (29)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –8     See Frolova Coinage, pp. 136–137 and pl. XVI, 3–5; Frolova Monetnoe p. 268 and pl. LII, 16–19