Gold Coin of Bosporan king Cotys II

Illustration

Carole Raddato
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 13 December 2023
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Gold Stater of Tiberius Julius Cotys II (r. 123/4-131/2 CE), a prince and Roman client king of the Bosporan Kingdom, struck under Roman emperor Hadrian (r. 117-138 CE). Issue: Year ΕΚΥ (425) (128/9 CE).

Obverse: ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΚΟΤΥΟϹ; diademed and draped bust of Cotys II, right.

Reverse: ΘΚΥ; laureate head of Hadrian, right.

The British Museum, London.

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