RPC II, 468


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 468
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis II
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis II (king)
Issue Bronze: first series
Dating AD 68/80
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΡΗϹΚΟΥΠ[ΟΡΙΔΟϹ]
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Rhescuporis II, right
Reverse inscription (to l., monogram) ΒΑΡΗ, ΚΔ (to r.)
Reverse design veiled female head wearing kalathos, right,
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova pp. 96–7, Anokhin 374
Specimens 9 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 135
2 2     L BMC 3
3 3 –9     see Frolova p. 97 and pl. I, 22–6