RPC IX, 184


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 184
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Year ΖΜΦ = 547
Dating AD 250
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 ΖΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, r.; before, trident
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Reference Frolova p. 143, pl. VII.3–13, LXXXI.26, Anokhin 698б, Anokhin² 2044
Specimens 23 (0 in the core collections)
Note See Frolova p. 143: 15 specimens recorded (5 obv. dies, 7 rev. dies) and 2 more specimens not analysed by die

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1 –2     Bosporus hoards, p. 104, nos 26–7
3 –4     Bosporus hoards, p. 76, nos 321–2
5     ✸ Bosporus hoards, p. 76, no. 323
6 –23     Bosporus hoards, p. 76, nos 324–41