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 inscription ΤΙΒƐΡΙΟϹ ΙΟΥΛΙΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛƐΥϹ ΡΗϹΚΟΥΠΟΡΙϹ
Obverse design king Rhescuporis II seated, r., on curule chair, holding sceptre with king's head at top; in r. field, monogram
Reverse inscription ΤƐΙΜΑΙ ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ΡΗϹΚΟΥΠΟΡΙΔΟϹ, Μ-Η (in field)
Reverse design shield with spear in centre; helmet and sword in scabbard, r.; horse's head and axe
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 16.60 g
Axis 12
Reference Frolova pp. 101–2, Anokhin 375
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

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