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 inscription ΤΙΒƐΡΙΟϹ ΙΟΥΛΙΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛƐΥϹ ΡΗϹΚΟΥΠΟΡΙϹ
Obverse design king Rhescuporis II standing, r., l. foot on prisoner kneeling; on r., trophy; on l., 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 Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 14.41 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Frolova pp. 100–1, Anokhin 381
Specimens 25

Specimens of this coin type

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