RPC VII.2, 1844


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1844
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Ininthimeos
Person (obv.) Ininthimeos (king)
Issue Undated bronze coinage
Dating AD 235–40
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΙΝΙΝΘΙΜΗΥΟΥ
Nominative Rex Ininthimeus
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Ininthimeus, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription *
Reverse design goddess (Aphrodite?) seated left, holding apple (or patera?) in right hand, sometimes holding a sceptre in left hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Reference Frolova I, p. 238, pl. LXIII; Anokhin² 2026, 2028 (corr.); MacDonald, Bosporus 600
Specimens 16 (0 in the core collections)
Note Frolova I, p. 238, records 6 obv. dies and 8 rev. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Moscow: 4923 Frolova I, p. 238, no. C-f/1, pl. 63.23
2 2 –16     see Frolova I, p. 238