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CIVIC AND AUTONOMOUS COINAGE, UNCERTAIN AND VARIOUS KINGS
Anokhin 220Kingdom of Bosporos, Pharnakes II. 63-47 BC. AV 20mm Stater. Year 247 (51-50 AD). Pantikapaion mint. 8,23g. Diademed head of Pharnakes right / BASILEWS BASILEWN MEGALOU FARNAKOU, Apollo seated left on throne with lion's feet, holding branch in right hand and resting left arm on large lyre; tripod to left; ZMS and B to right. Golenko/Karyszkowski, 12; Anokhin 220.TextImage
Anokhin 286Bosporus AE21. Dated Year 7. Struck under Dinamia 20 BC7/8 AD. Winged head of young Perseus left, harpa to left / herm with head right, filleted branch to right, W/BAE monogram to left, Z to right. TextImage
TIBERIUS
RPC 1900Tiberius or Tiberius Gemellus, AE20 of Kingdom of the Bosporus. Diademed head of the King right, BAP monogram behind, IB date before. / TIBEPIOU KAISAROS, laureate head right.TextImage
RPC 1903Kingdom of Bosporus, Aspurgus, with Tiberius, AE 12 Unit. Struck 14-37 AD. Laureate head of Tiberius right / Diademed head of Aspurgus right; monogram and IB in fields. Anokhin 319. TextImage
CALIGULA
RPC 1904Caligula AE22 from the Kingdom of Bosporus, Aspurgus (8 BC to 38 AD). No legend: Aspurgus' diademed head right, BAP monogram behind, IB under chin / GAIOV KAISAROS GEPMANIKOY, Caligula's bare head right. Lindgren III 156.TextImage
RPC 1904Caligula AE22 from the Kingdom of Bosporus, Aspurgus (8 BC to 38 AD). No legend: Aspurgus' diademed head right, BAP monogram behind, IG under chin / GAIOV KAICAPOC GEPMANIKOY, Caligula's bare head right. Lindgren III 156.TextImage
CLAUDIUS
RPC 1925Claudius & Agrippina Jr. AE26 of Bosphorus. TI KLAUDIOU KAISAROS, laureate head right, IB below / IOULIAN AGRIPPINAN SEBASTHN, bust left, W on BAK monogram of Kotys I before. TextImage
AGRIPPINA II
RPC 1925Claudius & Agrippina Jr. AE25 of Bosphorus. TI KLAUDIOU KAISAROS, laureate head right, IB below / IOULIAN AGRIPPINAN SEBASTHN, bust left, W on BAK monogram of Kotys I before. SNG Copenhagen 31.TextImage
BRITANNICUS
RPC 1926Kings of Bosporus, Cotys I with Britannicus AE 8 Units. First reign, 45-61 AD. KAICAPOC BPITANNIKOC, bare head of Britannicus right / Diademed head of Cotys right; BAK monogram to left, H in right. Anokhin 345.TextImage
TRAJAN
Anokhin 395Kings of Bosporus, Sauromates I, with Trajan. 93-124 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 401 (104/5 AD). BACILEWC CAVPOMATOV, diademed & draped bust of Sauromates right / laureate head of Trajan right; date below.TextImage
Anokhin 399Kings of Bosporus, Sauromates I, with Trajan. 93-124 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 405 (108/9 AD). BACILEWC CAVPOMATOV, diademed & draped bust of Sauromates right / laureate head of Trajan right; date below.TextImage
HADRIAN
Anokhin 411Hadrian & Sauromates I Gold Stater of the Bosporan Kingdom. 121-122 AD. Diademed and draped bust of Sauromates right / laureate head of Hadrian right.TextImage
Anokhin 505Kings of Bosporus, Rhoemetalces, with Hadrian. 131-154 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 431 (134/5 AD). BACILEWC POMHTALKOV, diademed & draped bust of Rhoemetalces right; scepter to right / laureate head of Hadrian right; date below.TextImage
Anokhin 505aKingdom of Bosporus, Rhoemetalces with Hadrian, AV Stater. Dated 431 of the Bosporan Era = 134/5 AD. BACILEWC POIMETALKOY, diademed & draped bust of Rhoemetalkes right / Laureate head of Hadrian right; globe at point of bust, date ALY below. MacDonald 440/2.TextImage
ANTONINUS PIUS
Anokhin 531Kingdom of Bosporus, Eupator & Antoninus Pius AV Stater. Dated 452 of the Bosporan Era = 155/6 AD. BACILEWC EYPATOPOC, diademed & draped bust of Eupator right; club before bust / Laureate head of Antoninus Pius right, date BNV below. MacDonald 462/1.TextImage
MARCUS AURELIUS
Anokhin 538bBosporos, Kings of. Eupator with Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus. 154-170 AD. AV Stater. Year 459 (162/163 AD). BACILEWC EVPATOPOC, diademed & draped bust of Eupator right / Bare head & draped bust right of Aurelius vis vis bare head left of Verus; spear point between.TextImage
Anokhin 541vKings of Bosporus, Eupator with Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus AV Stater. Dated Year 462 of the Bosporan Era = 165/6 AD. BACILIWC EYPATOPOC, diademed & draped bust of Eupator right / Laureate & draped bust of Aurelius & laureate head of Verus vis--vis; spear in field between, date BXY below.TextImage
Anokhin 542aKings of Bosporus, Eupator, with Marcus Aurelius & Lucius Verus. 155-171 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 461 (164/5 AD). BACILEWC EVPATOPOC, diademed & draped bust of Eupator right / laureate & draped bust of Marcus Aurelius vis-a-vis bare head of Lucius Verus; spear between, date below.TextImage
COMMODUS
Anokhin 566aKings of Bosporus, Sauromates II with Commodus AV Stater. Dated 485 of the Bosporan Era = 189-190 AD. Diademed & draped bust of Sauromates right / Laureate & draped bust of Commodus right; star before, date below. MacDonald 496/2.TextImage
Anokhin 568aKings Of Bosporus. Sauromates II, with Commodus. 174-211 AD. AV Stater, 19mm, 7.68 gm. Dated BE 487 (190/191 AD). Diademed and draped bust of Sauromates right; club before / Laureate head of Commodus right, date ZPV below. MacDonald 498/1 (this coin); Anokhin 568a; Frolova pl. XXX, 33.TextImage
Anokhin 568bKings of Bosporus, Sauromates II with Commodus AV Stater. Dated 487/6 of the Bosporan Era = 190/1 AD. Diademed & draped bust of Sauromates right / Laureate & draped bust of Commodus right; globe before, Z/VPY (date) below. MacDonald 498/3.TextImage
Anokhin 570vKings of Bosporus, Sauromates II, with Commodus. 174-211 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 489 (192/3 AD). BACILEWC CAVPOMATOV, diademed & draped bust of Sauromates right / Laureate & draped bust of Commodus right; globe to right, date below.TextImage
SEPTIMIUS SEVERUS
Anokhin 573aKings of Bosporus, Sauromates II, with Septimius Severus. 174-211 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 492 (195/6 AD). BACILEWC CAVPOMATOV, diademed & draped bust of Sauromates right / Laureate head of Severus right; six-point star to right, date below.TextImage
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Anokhin 574Bosporos, Kingdom of, Sauromates II with Septimius Severus AV Stater. Year 493 = 196/197 AD. BACILEWC CAVPOMATOV, diademed & draped bust right, club before / Laureate head of Septimius Severus right, GPV below. Frolova 37.TextImage
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Anokhin 575bKingdom of Bosporus, Sauromates II & Septimius Severus AV Stater. Dated 494 of the Bosporan Era = 197/8 AD. BACILEWC CAVPOMATOV, diademed & draped bust of Sauromates right / laureate head of Severus right; trident before, date DPV below. MacDonald 505/4.TextImage
Anokhin 576cKingdom of Bosporus, Sauromates II with Septimius Severus & Caracalla AV Stater. Dated 495 of the Bosporan Era = 198/9 AD. BACILEWC CAVPOMATOV, diademed & draped bust of Sauromates right; club before / Laureate head of Septimius & laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust of Caracalla, date EPV below. TextImage
Anokhin 577bBosporos, Kingdom of, Sauromates II with Septimius Severus & Caracalla AV Stater. Year 495 = 198/199 AD. BACILEWC CAVPOMATOV, diademed & draped bust right / Bare head right of Septimius vis vis laureate & draped bust left of Caracalla, crescent between, date EPV below. Frolova 23.TextImage
Anokhin 623Bosporos, Kingdom of, Sauromates II with Septimius Severus AE 2 Denarii. BACILEWC CAVPOMATOV, diademed & draped bust right / Aphrodite seated left on throne, holding apple & scepter; laureate head of Septimius in left field. SNG Cop 68.TextImage
MacDonald 503@3Bosporan Kingdom, Sauromates II & Septimius Severus El Stater. Dated Year 492 = 195/196 AD. BACILEWC CAVPOMATOY, diademed draped bust of Sauromates II right / laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Septimius Severus right, globe before, date BY in ex.TextImage
CARACALLA
Anokhin 585Kings of Bosporus, Sauromates II, with Caracalla. 174-211 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 506 (209/10 AD). BACILEWC CAVPOMATOV, diademed & draped bust of Sauromates right / Laureate head of Caracalla right; eight-point star to right, date below.TextImage
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Anokhin 628aKings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Caracalla. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 508 (211/2 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right / Laureate head of Caracalla right; eight-point star to right, date HF below.TextImage
Anokhin 628bKings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Caracalla. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 509 (212/3 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right / Laureate bearded head of Caracalla right; trident to right, date QF below.TextImage
Anokhin 630Kings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Caracalla. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 510 (213/4 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; sword in front / Laureate head of Caracalla right; date below.TextImage
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Anokhin_631cKings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Caracalla. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 511 (214/5 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right / Laureate head of Caracalla right; trident to right, date below.TextImage
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Anokhin 632bBosporan Kings, Rheskuporis II with Caracalla EL Stater. Dated year 512=215/216 AD. Diademed & draped bust right / Laureate head of Caracalla right; star before, BIF (date) below.TextImage
Anokhin 632cKings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Caracalla. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 512 (215/6 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right / laureate & draped, bearded bust of Caracalla right; eight-point star in front, date below.TextImage
Anokhin 633Kings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Caracalla. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 513 (216/7 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; ornate trident in front / Laureate & draped bust of emperor right; date below.TextImage
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Anokhin 633aKings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Caracalla. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 513 (216/7 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; club in front / laureate & draped bust of emperor right; date below. TextImage
MACRINUS
Anokhin 634Kingdom of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II (III?) & Macrinus AV Stater. Dated 514 of the Bosporan Era = 217/8 AD. BACILEWS PHECKOVPOPIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; sword before bust / laureate, draped, & cuirassed bust of Macrinus right, date DIF below. MacDonald 557/1.TextImage
ELAGABALUS
Anokhin 635Kings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Elagabalus. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 515 (218/9 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; sword in front / Laureate & draped bust of Elagabalus right; date below.TextImage
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Anokhin 635cKings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Elagabalus. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 515 (218/9 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right / Laureate & draped bust of Elagabalus right; six-point star in front, date below.TextImage
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Anokhin 637Kings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Elagabalus. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 517 (220/1 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; trident in front / Laureate head of Elagabalus right; date below.TextImage
Anokhin 638aKingdom of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II (III), with Elagabalus, AV Stater. Dated Year 518 of the Bosporan Era = 221/2 AD. BACILEWC PHECKOVPOPODOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; trident before / Laureate & draped bust of Elagabalus right; date HIF below. MacDonald 561/1.TextImage
Anokhin 638bKings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Elagabalus. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 518 (221/2 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; aegis (?) on shoulder / Laureate head of Elagabalus right; eight-point star in front, date below. TextImage
Anokhin 639aKings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Elagabalus. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 519 (222/3 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; trident in front / Laureate & draped bust of Elagabalus right; date below.TextImage
Frolova 6Elagabalus electrum stater of Bosporus. Year 515 (218/219 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed and draped bust of Rheskuporis II; club before / Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Elagabalus right; star before, EIF below. Anokhin -.TextImage
SEVERUS ALEXANDER
Anokhin 640Kings of Bosporus. Rhescuporis II, with Severus Alexander. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 520 (223/4 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; sword in front / laureate & draped bust of Alexander right; date below.TextImage
Anokhin 640aKingdom of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II & Severus Alexander AV Stater. Dated BE 520 = 223/4 AD. BACILEWC PHCKOVPOPIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; trident in front / laureate head of Alexander right; date below. TextImage
Anokhin 640bKingdom of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II (III) & Severus Alexander AV Stater. Dated 520 of the Bosporan Era = 223/4 AD. BACILEWC PHCKOVPOPIDOC. diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right / laureate, draped & cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander right; star before, date KF below. TextImage
Anokhin 641Bosporos, Kingdom of, Rheskuporis II with Severus Alexander AV Stater. Year 521 = 224/225 AD. BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust right; trident before / date AKF below laureate & draped bust of Alexander right. Frolova 29.TextImage
Anokhin 641bKingdom of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II (III) & Severus Alexander AV Stater. Year 521 of the Bosporan Era = 224/5 AD. BACILEWC PHCKOVPOPIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right / laureate & draped bust of Severus Alexander right; star before, date AKF below. MacDonald 564/3. TextImage
Anokhin 641vKings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Severus Alexander. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 521 (224/5 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right / laureate head of Alexander right; six-point star in front, date below. TextImage
Anokhin 642aKings of Bosporus, Rhescuporis II, with Severus Alexander. 211-227 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 522 (225/6 AD). BACILEWC PHCKOVPORIDOC, diademed & draped bust of Rhescuporis right; trident in front / laureate head of Alexander right; date below.TextImage
Anokhin 654aKings of Bosporus, Cotys III, with Severus Alexander. 227-234 AD. AV Stater. Dated BE 524 (227/8 AD). BACILEWC KOTVOC, diademed & draped bust of Cotys right / laureate head of Alexander right; six-point star in front, date below.TextImage
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Anokhin 655Kingdom of Bosporus, Kotys III with Severus Alexander, Electrum Stater. Year 525 (=228/9 AD). BACVLEWS KOTVOC, diademed & draped bust of Kotys right / Laureate head of Severus Alexander right; pellet in right field, date EKF in ex.TextImage
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Anokhin 655aKingdom of Bosporus, Cotys III & Severus Alexander AV Stater. Year 525 of the Bosporan Era = 228/9 AD. BACILEWC KOTYOC, diademed & draped bust of Cotys right / laureate head of Severus Alexander right; globe before, date EKF below. MacDonald 574/2.TextImage
Anokhin 657Kingdom of Bosporus, Cotys III & Severus Alexander AV Stater. Dated 527 of the Bosporan Era = 230/1 AD. BACILEWC KOTYOC, diademed & draped bust of Cotys right / laureate & draped bust of Severus Alexander right; globe before, date SKF below. MacDonald 576/1.TextImage
PHILIP I
Anokhin 696Philip I & King Rheskuporis IV Billon Tetradrachm. Struck Year 548 = A.D. 251/2 in Bosporus. Laureate head of King Rheskuporis IV right / Veiled head of Philip I right.TextImage
TRAJAN DECIUS
Mionnet 148Trajan Decius, Potin stater, Year 545 = 248/9 AD, Bosporus, BACILEWC PHCKOROP, Crude head of Rheskuporis IV right / Crude laureate bust of Trajan Decius right, club before, date EMF below. TextImage
Mionnet 149Trajan Decius, billon stater, Year 547 = 250/1 AD, Bosporus. BACILEWC PHCKOROP head of Rheskuporis IV right / laureate bust right, star before, ZMF below.TextImage
GALLIENUS
SGI 5499Kingdom of Bosporus, Rheskuporis IV, Billon Stater. Year 564 = 267 AD. BACILEWC PHCKOPOP, Rheskuporis' laureate draped bust right, trident before / laureate draped bust of Gallienus right, K to right, date DXF below.TextImage
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DIOCLETIAN
Anokhin 735Kingdom of Bosporus, Thothorses & Diocletian AE Stater. Year 586 = 289 AD. BACILEWC QOQWPCOY, diademed draped bust of king right / laureate head of Diocletian right, VPF below, tamgha before.TextImage
Mionnet 295Bophorus, Thothorses, 279-309 AD, Potin Stater. Dated 286/7 AD. Diademed head of king right / Head of Diocletian right, GRF below. TextImage
CONSTANTINE
Anokhin 770Kingdom of Bosporos, Rhescuporis V & Constantine I AE Stater. Year AKX = 621 BE = 324/5 AD. Bust of Rhescuporis right, wreath before / bust of Constantine right.TextObvRev
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LICINIUS I
Anokhin 769aLicinius I AE20 Stater of the Kingdom of the Bosporos. Date AKX = 621 = 324/5 AD. BACILEWC PECKVPOPIC, Rhescuporis V right / bust of Licinius right, date below. TextObvRev
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See also: Coins of the Bosporus Kingdom at BeastCoins.com
Search for Bosporos at CoinArchives.com
Entry for Bosporos on the Digital Historia Numorum
History of the Bosporos Region at 1911encyclopedia.org
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