RPC VII.2, 1834


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1834
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Ininthimeos
Person (obv.) Ininthimeos (king)
Issue Year ΔΛΦ = 534
Dating AD 237/8
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΙΝΙΝΘΙΜΗΥΟΥ
Nominative Rex Ininthimeus
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Ininthimeus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΔΛΦ
Reverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of the Roman emperor, right, seen from front; before, club
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Frolova I, p. 233, pl. LX; Anokhin² 2014; MacDonald, Bosporus 595
Specimens 5 (0 in the core collections)
Note Frolova I, p. 233, records 2 obv. dies and 3 rev. dies. Frolova identifies the Roman emperor on the rev. as Balbinus.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Bern: N/82.532 SNG Righetti 532
2 2 –4     see Frolova I, p. 233
5 5     ✸ B. Michaux coll. = Roma EA 110, 3 Aug. 2023, lot 344