RPC VI, 2060 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 2060 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Cotys III
Person (obv.) Kotys III (king)
Person (rev.) Severus Alexander (Augustus)
Issue ƐΚΦ = 525 BE
Dating 228/9
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ (or ΒΑϹΙΛΕΩϹ) ΚΟΤΥΟϹ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Kotys III, right
Reverse inscription ΕΚΦ
Reverse design laureate head of Severus Alexander, right; to right, globe
Metal debased gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference BMC 1, MacDonald, Bosporus 574.2, Anokhin 655, Frolova 222,E/h
Specimens 9 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1845,0109.57 BMC 1
2 2     cgb.fr e-Monnaies December 2018, 4 Dec. 2018, lot 54
3 3     ✸ CNG 780714 = Leu EA 1, 25 June 2017, lot 428
4 4     CNG EA 397, 17 May 2017, lot 332
5 5     CNG EA 455, 30 Oct. 2019, lot 225
6 6     CNG EA 461, 12 Feb. 2020, lot 273
7 7     CNG MBS 69, 8 June 2005, lot 971
8 8     Heritage NYINC Signature Sale 3098, 18 Jan. 2022, lot 33112
9 9     Leu EA 19, 26 Feb. 2022, lot 949