RPC VII.2, 1846


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 1846
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Year ΘΛΦ = 539
Dating AD 242/3
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ΡΗϹΚΟ(Υ)ΠΟΡ(ΙΔΟϹ)
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Rhescuporis V, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΘΛΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, r.; before, club
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 7.10 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Frolova II, p. 129, pl. I; Anokhin² 2030; MacDonald, Bosporus 601
Specimens 19
Note Frolova II, p. 129, records 4 obv. dies and 6 rev. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: BNK,G.401 BMC 1
2     P: 314
3     ✸ O
4 –19     see Frolova II, p. 129