RPC III, 893



Coin type
Volume III
Number 893
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 Μ-Η
Reverse design shield with spear in centre; helmet and sword in scabbard, right; horse’s head and axe, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 137. 2; Frolova Monetnoe p. 268. 2; Anokhin 483
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –2     See Frolova Coinage, p. 137 and pl. XVI, 6; Frolova Monetnoe p. 268 and pl. LII, 20