RPC II, 474


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume II
Number 474
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis II
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis II (king)
Issue Bronze: second series: second group
Dating AD 80/90 (?)
Obverse design king Rhescuporis II standing, right, left foot on prisoner kneeling; on right, trophy; on left, another kneeling prisoner, hands tied behind his back
Reverse inscription ΜΗ (in exergue)
Reverse design city wall with gate surmounted by an equestrian statue
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Frolova pp. 100–1, Anokhin 381
Specimens 25 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 146
2 2     L: 1970,0909.1
3 3 –24     see Frolova pp. 100–1 and pl. III, 21–4
25 25     R. Becker coll.