RPC VI, 2055 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 2055 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Cotys III
Person (obv.) Kotys III (king)
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΚΟΤΥΟϹ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Kotys III, right
Reverse inscription
Reverse design Aphrodite Apatura seated left, holding patera; behind her, sceptre (?); to leftor right, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference MacDonald, Bosporus 580
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ CNG EA 335, 24 Sept. 2014, lot 68
2 2     Roma Numismatics EA 74, 20 Aug. 2020, lot 169 (ex SNG Stancomb 1010)