Gold Coin of Bosporan king Cotys II

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Illustration

Carole Raddato
by The Trustees of the British Museum
published on 13 December 2023
Gold Coin of Bosporan king Cotys II Download Full Size Image

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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Museum, T. T. o. t. B. (2023, December 13). Gold Coin of Bosporan king Cotys II. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18259/gold-coin-of-bosporan-king-cotys-ii/

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Museum, The Trustees of the British. "Gold Coin of Bosporan king Cotys II." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Dec 2023. Web. 14 Jul 2024.

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