RPC III, 910

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume III
Number 910
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhoemetalkes
Person (obv.) Rhoemetalkes (king)
Person (rev.) Hadrian (Augustus)
Issue Year ΘΚY (429)
Dating AD 132/3
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΡΟΙΜΗΤΑΛΚΟΥ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Rhoemetalces, right
Reverse inscription ΘΚΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Hadrian, right
Metal gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference Anokhin 503a
Specimens 6 (0 in the core collections)
Note Average weight of 910-912: 7.78 (8)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –4     Frolova Coinage, p. 144 and pl. XIX, 12–14; Frolova Monetnoe pp. 275–6 and pl. LVII, 12–14
5 5     ✸ CNG MBS 66, 19 May 2004, lot 1031
6 6     CNG MBS 84, 5 May 2010, lot 588