RPC IX, 180

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 180
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Year ϚΜΦ = 546
Dating AD 249
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ΡΗϹΚΟ(Υ)ΠΟΡ(ΙΔΟϹ)
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Rhescuporis V, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ϚΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, r.; before, star
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 7.54 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Frolova pp. 138–40, pl. IV.28–37, V.1–20, pl. LXXXI.23–5, Anokhin 697а, Anokhin² 2040
Specimens 67
Note See Frolova pp. 138-40: 68 specimens recorded (9 obv. dies, 30 rev. dies) and 47 more specimens not analysed by die

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 319
2     B: I-B
3     V: GR 15246
4 –6     Bosporus hoards, p. 104, nos 23–5
7 –61     Bosporus hoards, pp. 73–4, nos 168–222
62 –65     Bosporus hoards, pp. 91, nos 7–10
66     CNG EA 110, 16 Mar. 2005, lot 109
67     CNG EA 335, 24 Sept. 2014, lot 63