|Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 383||Auction date: 28 September 2016|
|Lot number: 411|
KINGS of BOSPORUS. Cotys III, with Severus Alexander. AD 227/8-233/4. EL Stater (20mm, 7.43 g, 12h). Dated Bosporan Era 524 (AD 227/8). BACIΛЄωC KOTYOC, diademed and draped bust of Cotys right / Laureate head of Severus Alexander right; six-pointed star to right; ΔKΦ (date) below. Frolova p. 222 (this coin cited); Anokhin 654a (same dies as illustration); MacDonald 573/2 (same obv. die as illustration). VF.
Ex Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 100, 7 October 2015), lot 425 (hammer $450, but not paid); Stack's (11 December 1987), lot 3117; Général A.L. Bertier de la Garde Collection (Naville V, 18 June 1923), lot 2394.
Estimate: 300 USD