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)
Nominative Rex Rhescuporis
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
Axis 11, 12
Reference Frolova II, p. 129, pl. I; Anokhin² 2030; MacDonald, Bosporus 601
Specimens 19 (3 in the core collections)
Note Frolova II, p. 129, records 4 obv. dies and 6 rev. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

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