Ancient Coinage of Bosporos, Kings, Kotys I


Cotys or Kotys I, King of Bosporos, Bosporus or Bosphorus, ca 45-68 AD.

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CIVIC AND SEMI-AUTONOMOUS COINAGE
Anokhin 376Kotys I, commemorative issue struck by Rheskouporis I, 68-72 AD. TEIMAI BACIΛEOC KOTYOC. Chair surmounted by wreath, sceptre surmounted by bust of Roman emperor left / TOY ACΡOYΡΓOY. Shield over spear pointing upwards behind, surrounded by (clockwise) horse's head left, sword in sheath, helmet and radiate male head. K-delta to left and right of the spear's shaft. MacDonald 354; Anokhin 376; RPC I 1934.TextImage
AGRIPPINA II
RPC 1925Claudius and Agrippina II. Time of Kotys I, ca 45-68 AD. AE 25mm. TI KΛAYΔIOY KAICAΡOC, Laureate head of Claudius right / IOYΛIAN AΓΡIΠΠINAN CEBACTHN, Draped bust of Agrippina II left; BAK monogram of Kotys I before. RPC 1925; SNG Cop 31.TextImage
BRITANNICUS
RPC 1926Britannicus and Kotys I, AE 8 Units. First reign, 45-61 AD. KAICAΡOC BΡITANNIKOC, bare head of Britannicus right / Diademed head of Kotys right; BAK monogram to left, H in right. RPC 1926; Anokhin 345.TextImage
NERO
RPC 1929Nero and Agrippina, struck by Kotys I, King of Bosporos, AE21, 12 Units. NEΡΩNOC KΛAYΔIOY CEBACTOY KAICAΡOC, laureate and draped bust of Nero right (wreath ties removed by tooling) / AΓΡIΠΠINHC CEBACTHC, Draped bust of Agrippina II left; BAK monogram of Kotys before neck, value mark IB below. MacDonald 331; Anokhin 364; RPC I 1929.TextImage
RPC 1929 (2)Nero and Agrippina II, AE22, Bosporus Kingdom, time of Kotys I. 3.99 g. NEΡΩNOC KΛAYΔIOY CEBACTOY KAICAΡOC, youthful, laureate and draped bust of Nero right. / AΓΡIΠΠINHC CEBACTHC, draped bust of Agrippina left, BAK monogram in lower left field, date IB below. RPC I, 1929; SNG Cop 32; Paris 119.TextImage
RPC 1929 noteNero and Poppaea, struck by Kotys I, King of Bosporos, AE21, 12 Units. NEΡΩNOC KΛAYΔIOY CEBAKTOY KAICAΡOC, Laureate and draped bust of Nero right / ΠOΠΠHIAC CEBACTHC, Draped bust of Poppaea left; monogram of Kotys before neck, IB (mark of value) below. MacDonald 332 corr.; Anokhin 351; RPC I 1929 note; Frolova & Ireland p. 81, Series IV.TextImage
RPC 1933varNero, AE21 (24 units) of Bosporus, reign of Kotys I, struck 63-68 AD. NEΡΩNOC KAICAΡOC, laureate head right / K-Δ (value) to left and right of Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm. RPC 1933 var (obv. legend); MacDonald 335; Anokhin 353.TextImage
See also: Entry for Kotys I of Bosporos on the Digital Historia Numorum
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