RPC I, 1720A


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1720A
Province Thrace
Region Thrace
City Uncertain mint of Thrace
Reign Cotys IV and Rhescuporus III
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis III (king) ; Cotys IV (King)
Person (rev.) Rhescuporis III (king)
Obverse inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΚΟΤΥΟϹ
Obverse design jugate and diademed heads of Cotys IV and Rhescuporis III, right; to right, monogram
Reverse design Rhescuporis riding on horse, right, preparing to throw spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference Paunov 2018, 17 (4 specimens known)
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     St Petersburg Lischine coll. (1902), no. 1498
2 2     ✸ Numismatik Naumann 51, 5 Mar. 2017, lot 252
3 3     Priv. coll., Bulgaria (from Deultum). Published by G. Dzanev, 'Нов екземпляр от дискусионния монетен тип "Котис с Рескупорис” /A new representative of the 'Kotys with Rhaescuporis' coin type', in Сmo го∂ини оm рождението на ∂-р Васип Харапанов (1907-2007), edited by I. Yordanov (Shumen: Regionalen istoricheski muzeĭ, 2008), pp. 305-314.