RPC II, 476


Image of specimen #8


Coin type
Volume II
Number 476
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis II
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis II (king)
Issue Bronze: second series: third group
Dating AD 80/90 (?)
Obverse design king Rhescuporis II seated, right, on curule chair, holding sceptre with king's head at top; in right field, monogram
Reverse inscription ΤΕΙΜΑΙ ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΡΗϹΚΟΥΠΟΡΙΔΟϹ, Μ-Η (in field)
Reverse design shield with spear in centre; helmet and sword in scabbard, right; horse's head and axe
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova pp. 101–2, Anokhin 375
Specimens 9 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 138
2 2 –7     see Frolova pp. 101–2 and pl. IV, 1–6
8 8     ✸ Numismatik Naumann 58, 1 Oct. 2017, lot 236
9 9     A. Tricarico coll.