RPC VI, 2098 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 2098 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis IV
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis IV (king)
Issue ΛΦ = 530 BE
Dating 233/4
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΡΗϹΚΟΥΠΟΡΙΔΟϹ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Rhescuporis III (IV), right; to right, sword
Reverse inscription ΛΦ
Reverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Severus Alexander(?), right
Metal debased gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference BMC 1, MacDonald, Bosporus 590.3
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1858,1124.38 BMC 1 = MacDonald, Bosporus 590/3