RPC I, 1783


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 1783
Province Thrace
Region Bithynia
City Calchedon
Reign Roman Republic
Person (obv.) Rhoemetalkes (king)
Obverse inscription ΡΟΙΜΗΤΑΛΚΟΥ, ΒΑ (monogram)
Obverse design diademed head of Rhoematalces, right
Reverse inscription ΚΑΛΧΑΔΟΝΙΩΝ
Reverse design tripod
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 18 mm
Reference Rec 50
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same pair of dies. 3–5: same pair of dies.
Note The monogram probably stands for βασιλευς.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P Rec, pl. XLVII.3
2 2     B: Löbb.
3 3     see Rec
4 4     see Rec
5 5     see Rec